Rio Uchida (Kiriko Shijima), Yu Inaba (Go Shijima/Kamen Rider Mach), and Taiko Katono (Chase/Kamen Rider Chase/Machin Chaser) of Kamen Rider Drive will appear in the upcoming drama series, Shogi Meshi, or Meals Shogi Players Loved.
Uchida stars as Nayuta Toge, a professional Shogi player. Her games average 10 hours long, but she is allowed breaks in-between. Besides from Shogi moves, Toge considers her meal breaks carefully. Her meals are also essential in winning Shogi matches.
There will be eight episodes total beginning on July 31 every Wednesday on Fuji TV FOD and starting August 2 on Fuji TV’s main channel. The theme song will be performed by Crazy Ken Band, who will celebrate their 20th anniversary on August 2, 2017.
Shogi Meshi is based on the manga series of the same name by Matsumoto Nagisa. It began in August 2016 in the seinen manga Monthly Comic Flapper.
Preview videos and additional images can be accessed on the official Shogi Meshi Twitter account.
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