It was announced that AKB48 member Itano Tomomi would make an appearance on NTV’ upcoming late-night drama, “BAD BOYS J“, which will star Sexy Zone’s Nakajima Kento.
As reported previously, the drama is based on Tanaka Hiroshi’s manga “BADBOYS”, which had also been adapted into a live-action movie previously in 2011. The story is set in Hiroshima where powerful delinquent groups are crowded together, and it depicts the intense youth of these “bad boys”.
In the drama, Nakajima will play as the leader of a delinquent group “Gokurakuchou”, named “Kiriki Tsukasa”. Also, Kis-My-Ft2′ Nikaido Takashi will be making an appearance as “Danno Hidenori”, the leader of the top group of gangs in Hiroshima, called “Beast” while A.B.C-Z‘ Hashimoto Ryosuke will play as “Hiro”, the leader of “Hiroshima Night’s” that is the opposed group to “Gokurakuchou.”
Itano’s role will be “Naki Kaori”, the boss of a female delinquent group who supports “Danno” (Nikaido). Additionally, some Nogizaka46 members and model Triendl Reina will also appear in the drama. The Nogizaka46 members include Hashimoto Nanami, Matsumura Sayuri, Akimoto Manatsu, Ito Marika, and Ito Nene. Hashimoto will be playing as the heroine “Yoshimoto Kumi” who is the love interest of “Kiriki” (Nakajima).
“BAD BOYS J” will begin airing on April 6th on NTV (every Saturday on 12:50 am).