Mizuki will be playing the role of Sakura Yano, a former mama-san at a snack bar. She's passionate, but is also cheerful, mischievous, and slightly stupid. She may be speaking seriously at one point, but will suddenly insert a joke; her character will generally be comical. She will be teaching at a high school, handling a special night class with a wide range of students from the teens to even 80-year-olds. The story will mainly be about leading these dropouts to start fresh and make a come-from-behind win. Yano's policy is to: "Never let go of a hand that I have grabbed". Mizuki comments: "I want to create this image of a sensei who will be able to face the students head-on, on level ground".
The production staff comments: "We hope to deliver a message to people who have dropped out from society that 'you are all wonderful people who have valuable lives' without making it sound too lecture-y".
Other cast members include Misako Renbutsu (22), Kei Tanaka (28), and Aya Omasa (22).
This will be Mizuki's 23rd consecutive year playing the lead in a drama. She comments: "Maybe it's because I've been able to do a wider variety of roles now that I'm in my 30s".
She always plays the lead once a year, right? She must have a really influential patron backing her up.
- I already got turned off by the synopsis.
It's like déjà-vu.
I wonder if they'll keep on doing Saito-san until her son comes of age
Alisa Mizuki brings in solid ratings even if she doesn't have a hit that's why she keeps on doing leading roles.
- She has the star power to play leads.
Looks like all she can portray are these "big sis" type of roles, huh
>This will be Mizuki's 23rd consecutive year playing the lead in a drama. She comments: "Maybe it's because I've been able to do a wider variety of roles now that I'm in my 30s"
- Nah, it's Burning's gori-oshi.
I have a weak impression of her.
All I remember her for is Nurse no oshigoto.
- Single digit ratings
- 数字もってるのかねえ ナースのお仕事しか代表作ないんだが
Can she really bring in the ratings? She's only known for Nurse no oshigoto, right?
But the Sazae special flopped big-time www
She's got no demands, but this is amazing. This person is similar to Gouriki, huh.
She was the best though when she was in her teens...
She's already 36, huh? She used to have some sort of cuteness going on for her back then, but now she's become more dignified and has become more 'in your face'.
She's had her dentures changed numerous times, right? Her teeth now look good on her but her eyes have gotten smaller and her left side has swollen up.
Why isn't she getting married?
Her acting and singing are both so bad, but she never runs out of projects. That's a mystery.
23 straight years playing the lead is amazing. But I just remember seeing Saito-san for a bit, while I don't have any recollection of everything else.
Saito-san was good.
It was only back in the day when she was hugely popular
Video research survey: Most liked talent by the teens - 1st
その他1993.TV番組はなきんデータ―ランド全国の男性ハガキ人気投票「彼女にしたいランキング」タレント部門 1位1993.雑誌HOTDOGPRESS読者人気投票「好きな女性タレント」2位1996.雑誌CM NOW 「1995年版好きな女性タレント」1位2000.雑誌TVガイド全国読者人気投票「好きな女性芸能人」(年間ランキング)2位2002.雑誌TVガイド全国読者人気投票「好きな女性芸能人」８.30締め切り 3位
- 1993 TV Program Hanakin Data land male postage votes
- "Talent you want to be your girlfriend" - 1st
- 1993 Magazine HOTDOGPRESS reader's survey
- "Most liked female talent" - 2nd
- 1996 Magazine CM NOW "1995 most liked talent" - 1st
- 2000 Magazine TV Guide nationwide ranking "Most liked female talent" - (year end) 2nd
- 2002 Magazine TV Guide nationwide ranking "Most liked female talent" - (until 8/31) 3rd
- Ahh, but I don't think it will flop. Her "it" factor is really a cut above the rest.
- She's Alisa Gouriki, huh
- So she's already 36...
23 straight years at 36 means that this has continued since she was in Jr. High, right? There's no one else like this, right?
- And I think it's also huge that she's had no scandals yet for her to have continued this long.
- Rie Miyazawa who similarly got attention since her Jr. High days had a time where she seemingly lost her path.
I remember an article in an・an that said Alisa Mizuki was consistently in the top 15 of the most liked women, each and every single year.
- That's why she's had all these leading roles.
- Her agency must be really powerful.
- I really don't get what's so good about her.
She's been playing leads every year for 23 years now, but the only one I can remember is this year's Saito-san.
- The moment I hear she's playing the lead, I won't be watching that drama. It baffles me why she's kept playing the lead for 23 years now.
Maybe she's like this safe bet, since her dramas don't become hits nor flops
So she'll be breaking the record as soon as we enter the new year, huh wwwww
But if she's really there for you in our real lives, I'm sure the unpopular guys would fall in line to ask for her hand in marriage. Her style and figure are amazing.
I have no recollection of her dramas other than the nurse one. I also haven't seen any fans, so it's probably a case of gori-oshi. This is probably how Gouriki will be in in 20 years, huh...
- 20年くらい安定して好きだな 観月ありさは
I've liked Alisa Mizuki consistently for 20 years
23 years sure is amazing.
Well, she really is good when she plays a comical character that has no romantic aspects.
Is it that high school night class from Misaki Number One! ?
- That's amazing. I really have no idea where anyone would have demands for her, though.
But she still feels like junk when you compare her to actresses of her generation like Yonekura and Kanno
She hasn't been singing at all lately
Will they push for her to sing the theme song again? Or is that only limited to Fuji?
The agency have Mizuki and Amuro as their 2 biggest poster girls. And because of these 2, their juniors within the agency have secure earnings even if they don't have projects w
Even KimuTaku has years when he's not in dramas. Don't you think 23 years is really quite a feat?
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