Juice=Juice will star in their first TV drama next year.
The drama is titled Budokan and will air on Saturdays on FujiTV at 23:40 (JST). Juice=Juice will play the role of NEXT YOU, an idol group striving to perform at Nippon Budokan.
宮崎由加ですヾ(*´•o•`*)ﾉ フジテレビ系の連続ドラマ初主演決定が今朝発表されました✨原作は朝井リョウさんの「武道館」！ みなさんに嬉しいお知らせができることが本当に幸せです🐰💕♡Juice＝Juiceの今後をお楽しみにっ🌸 pic.twitter.com/T8PkUG1Ot6
— Juice=Juice (@JuiceJuice_uf) October 8, 2015
Former Hello! Project producer Tsunku will take up the role of NEXT YOU‘s producer. He will be composing their songs and producing their costumes and choreography.
The original story is by Ryo Asai. During filming of the drama Juice=Juice will hold events and appear in the media as NEXT YOU. Shooting starts this November.
The title of Juice=Juice’s next concert tour has also been revealed to be Juice=Juice LIVE MISSION 220 ~Code2→ NEXT to YOU~. It runs from October 17 to November 8.