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Horikita Maki’s Innocent Love

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Horikita Maki has landed herself another lead drama role, starring in a romance drama tentatively titled “Innocent Love”. This drama is a Fuji TV production and is scheduled to air during the Monday night time slot this fall, premiering in October.

This drama is based on original work written by Taeko Asano, who also wrote “Last Friends” which turned out to be a hit this spring. Innocent Love, another hit? Maybe.(:

The story centers around the tragic heroine Kanon Akiyama (Horikita). As a child, she lost both her parents to a murderer, and her older brother was arrested as the prime suspect. Shunned by her town as the sister of a killer, she heads to Tokyo and picks up a job as a housecleaner. There, she has a fateful encounter with a man, but the road to romance is fraught with difficulty.

Horikita is starring in Fuji TV’s key time slot for the first time for this dorama. Maybe expectations have gone up after her popularity shot up after acting as Ashiya Mizuki in Hana Kimi last year alongside Oguri Shun and Ikuta Toma. But I’m sure this rising star will also rise up to the occasion.

Go Maki-chan!

Written by bumblebeeee

August 20, 2008 at 4:28 pm

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