Tabe will play the role of Takeuchi Shinobu, an energetic elementary school teacher who loves mystery novels. The story takes place at a fictional school in downtown Osaka, and it follows Shinobu as she works together with a group of her students to solve various incidents around her.
The members of her “detective team” consist of Maeda Koki (13) of child comedy duo Maeda Maeda, Hamada Tatsuomi (11), and Takahashi Akira (12). Three of their female classmates will be played by Yagi Yuki (11), Hamabe Minami (11), and Ninomiya Akari (9).
Koike Teppei (26) will play Shuhei, a police detective who has feelings for Shinobu. Other cast members include Danta Yasunori as Shuhei’s superior, Matsuzaka Keiko as Shinobu’s mother, Kohinata Fumiyo as the school’s head teacher, Yamamoto Koji, Nukumizu Yoichi, and Saito Yuki.
TBS will broadcast the series on Monday nights at 8:00pm, starting in July.