It was revealed on September 5 that actor Akiyoshi Nakao will appear in Fuji TV’s “Month 9” drama “PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit” (Monday 9:00 p.m.) with Ryo Yoshizawa in October. Mr. Nakao will play Sousuke Tojo, an emergency room doctor at Okadama Hospital, where Takeshiro Shikoda (Mr. Yoshizawa) works.
The drama is set in Hokkaido, where it is said to be extremely difficult to operate a large-scale PICU (pediatric intensive care unit). Draw a character who struggles to realize the operation of.
Tojo is a man of few words, but with a hidden passion, he devotes all his energy to taking care of urgent and serious patients. Doctors and nurses have a lot of confidence in her, and there seem to be other reasons for her taciturn role…
Mr. Nakao revealed that he was aware of playing a role, saying, “I don’t talk on set (laughs)” about the silent role, “I have a lot of roles that are cheerful and funny, but this time I going to ‘seal a smile.’ I want to go all the way,” he enthused.
Ayaka Kinjo, who is producing this work, said, “I’ve worked with Nakao-san for a long time on the ‘Inspector Asagao’ series, and I really trust him, and he’s my favorite actor. Tojo, an emergency doctor in the middle of the 19th century, is a stoic doctor who does not smile much.