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- Drama: Downtown Rocket 2
- Romaji: Shitamachi Rocket
- Japanese: 下町ロケット
- Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa, Kenta Tanaka
- Writer: Jun Ikeido (novel), Kentaro Ushio
- Network: TBS
- Release Date: October 14, 2018 --
- Runtime: Sunday 21:00-21:54
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Kohei (Hiroshi Abe) is a former researcher at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. He now runs a factory which his father left behind.
Kohei takes part in the domestic rocket development plan Stardust, run by a large Japanese corporation. One day, Kohei hears that the CEO of that company will be replaced and the Stardust plan will be shut down. He is shocked.
Naohiro’s (Danshun Tatekawa) is an employee at Kohei's factory. His father has fallen ill and every weekend Naohiro goes to his father's farm to take care of him and the farm. Kohei and Mitsuhiko (Ken Yasuda) visit Naohiro. There, Kohei sees Naohiro driving a tractor. At that time, Kohei is inspired by a new dream.
- Based on novel "Shitamachi Rocket Gosuto" by Jun Ikeido (published July 20, 2018 by Shogakukan).
- Related titles (drama series):
- Downtown Rocket | Shitamachi Rocket (TBS / 2015)
- Downtown Rocket 2 | Shitamachi Rocket (TBS / 2018)
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