NHK has announced that popular screenwriter Kudo Kankuro (41) will be in charge of the network’s morning drama series during the spring and summer of 2013. This will be his first time ever writing an NHK drama.
Details for the drama are currently being prepared. NHK plans to hold a press conference in June at the earliest to announce the show’s title, story, and setting.
Kudo is well known for writing television dramas such as “Tiger & Dragon” and “Kisarazu Cat’s Eye,” as well as writing and directing films such as “Shonen Merikensack” and “Maiko Haaaan!!!”