The Beautiful Neighbor
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- Drama: The Beautiful Neighbor (English title)
- Romaji: Utsukushii Rinjin
- Japanese: 美しい隣人
- Director: Kazuhisa Imai, Takashi Komatsu, Kazunari Hoshino
- Writer: Yumiko Kamiyama
- Network: Fuji TV, KTV
- Episodes: 10
- Release Date: January 11 - March 15, 2011
- Runtime: Tuesday 22:00-22:54
- TV Ratings: 12.9%
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
A mysterious & beautiful woman Saki Meyer (Yukie Nakama) moves next door to happy ordinary housewife Eriko Yano (Rei Dan). Meanwhile, Eriko's husband Shinji Yano (Atsuro Watabe), becomes confused by his feelings for temptress Saki.
Saki Meyer comes alone saying her foreign husband will be coming to Japan soon from abroad. She slowly intrudes into Eriko's life and her family. Saki tears down Eriko's trust and threatens Eriko's happy daily life.
Shinji Yano is Eriko's husband. He works for a large consumer electronic home appliance company. Shinji is popular because he takes care of his subordinates. He is promoted so he live alone in Osaka. After moving to Osaka, he comes home to Tokyo on weekends. Lately though, he does not go home as often. During this time he becomes drawn to a mysterious dark woman.
|Yukie Nakama||Rei Dan||Atsuro Watabe||Rieko Miura|
|Saki Meyer||Eriko Yano||Shinji Yano||Mayumi Aida|
|Sawa Suzuki||Eiji Moriyama||Keisuke Minami||Masahiro Kobayashi|
|Kana Seki||Kazushi Aida||Rio Matsui||Akihiro Seki|
|Mina Fujii||Haru Aoyama||Isao Takeno||Ippei Souda|
|Ami Mashita||Hiroshifutsohi Hirose||Nakamuta Hajime||Toshio Yano|
|Noboru Takachi||Mitsuko Kusabue||Kanon Tani||Kazuya Aoyama|
|Masahiko Kakei||Mitsuko Yano||Mio Aida||Hayao Yano|
Additional Cast Members:
- Keisuke Sano - Torikai
- Satoshi Jinbo - ep.1-3
- Ken Mitsuishi - ep.8-9
- Yukiko Takabayashi - ep;8-9
- Tatsuo Nadaka - ep.8-9
Source: Video Research, Ltd.