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- Drama: Takayuki Yamada's Tokyo Akabane (English title)
- Romaji: Yamada Takayuki no Tokyoto Kitaku Akabane
- Japanese: 山田孝之の東京都北区赤羽
- Director: Tetsuaki Matsue, Nobuhiro Yamashita
- Writer: Toru Seino (manga)
- Producer: Yu Ota
- Network: TV Tokyo
- Episodes: 12
- Release Date: January 9 - March 27, 2015
- Runtime: Fridays 24:52-25:23
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
During the summer in 2014, popular actor Takayuki Yamada is filming his role in a new movie. During this time, he is having problems separating his character from his real self. Takayuki Yamada decides to read manga “Uhyo! Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane.” The manga depicts unique, real people living in the Akabane area of Tokyo. Takayuki Yamada is impressed with the manga. He also decides to go to Akabane to find himself.
Takayuki Yamada first contacts director Nobuhiro Yamashita and asks him to film him in Akabane. He then makes an appointment to meet manga writer Toru Seino (writer and main character in "Uhyo! Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane”) in Akabane. Takayuki Yamada goes on to meet other people from the manga and also interacts with his acting friends
Gou Ayano, Kyosuke Yabe, director Hitoshi One, musician Kazuya Yoshii and others.
- Based on manga series "Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane" by Toru Seino (first published December 5, 2008 in mobile site Ketai Manga Oukoku).
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