Arashi’s Aiba Masaki will star in NTV’s ‘Mikeneko Holmes no Suiri’, which is based on a popular mystery novel series ‘Mikeneko Holmes‘ written by Akagawa Jiro. The story is about Katayama Yoshitaro who became a detective due to his dying father ho is a famous detective. The problem is he can’t stand the sight of blood, and is terrified of heights, women, and ghosts. “One day, he meets a cat with three colors of fur (‘mikeneko’) who goes by the name of ‘Holmes’.” The cat is smart, understands humans, and reasons well so the 2 form a team to solve cases. Akagawa said, “I’m looking forward to see how the chemistry is going to be between Aiba, from this generation’s leading group Arashi, and Mikeneko Holmes.” Aiba said, “I’m very nervous, since the original is loved by so many people, but I’m also looking forward to the drama a lot. I hope I can find the best balance between the comical parts and the serious parts.” The drama will air every Saturday at 9:00 P.M.

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