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- Drama: The New King
- Romaji: Atarashii Osama
- Japanese: 新しい王様
- Director: Masatoshi Yamaguchi
- Writer: Masatoshi Yamaguchi
- Network: TBS
- Episodes: 8
- Release Date: January 8 - 11, 2019 / January 14 - 17, 2019
- Runtime: 23:56-24:26
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Akiba (Tatsuya Fujiwara) was once a successful businessman, but those days are gone. He has peaceful days working on app development. He settles down at Koshiro’s (Yosuke Sugino) office. Koshiro runs a temp agency, which is experiencing financial distress. Koshiro dreams of becoming a successful businessman.
One day, Akiba and Koshiro meet Eiri (Rena Takeda). She is in a nurse uniform and chased by a loan shark. Eri begins to live with Akiba and Koshiro.
Meanwhile, Isao (Teruyuki Kagawa) knows Akiba from their past. He now runs a successful investment company and dominates people with his wealth.
Somehow, Akiba and Isao decide to buy a Tokyo broadcasting station.
- Related titles (drama series):
- The New King | Atarashii Osama (TBS / 2019)
- The New King Season 2 | Atarashii Osama Season 2 (Paravi / 2019)
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