Kitayama Hiromitsu will be starring in a drama on NTV for the fall drama season. The drama will only have fifteen minute episodes and be a comedy series based in a court room and Kitayama will play a lawyer. The title of the drama will be Saibancho! Onaka Sukimashita! and starts on October 5th.
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I guess it was only a matter of time before Kitayama got his chance to star in something. Though I am not surprised it is something rather low profile as he does not seem to have hit it off as well as Fujigaya Taisuke and Tamamori Yuta when it comes to drama roles. Maybe that will change or maybe he is on a path to only get weird roles or roles in weird dramas. But I think his personality does lean towards things that are more lighthearted so I am interested in seeing how this does for him.
I am also interested in this new time slot as it is right after the usual late night NTV drama slot that has been dominated by Johnny's for about a year and a half now. But it will really depend if there is something to replace this drama in the following season before true speculation can start about it.