Matsushima Nanako (37) will take on the starring role for an NTV drama this fall, her first television series since 2009. Titled “Kaseifu no Mita,” the story is an original work by screenwriter Yukawa Kazuhiko, whom she previously worked with for the shows “GTO” and “Majo no Jouken.”
In the drama, Matsushima plays a mysterious housekeeper named Mita Akari, whose age is a secret and who is completely unsociable. However, she is perfect in her housework, and through her work she resolves hidden issues among the family members of the homes she is dispatched to. Despite her clients’ eventual wishes to keep her as a permanent housekeeper, she always moves on to the next job, where a fresh set of domestic problems await.
The rest of the cast has not yet been announced, but NTV has launched the show’s preliminary website. Broadcast is scheduled for Wednesdays at 10:00pm, starting this October.