Masaki Suda & Mei Nagano are cast in NTV drama series “3rd Grade A Class: From Now On, You Are Hostages” (literal title). The drama series features an original screenplay by Shogo Muto (Kaito Yamaneko, Wakamonotachi, Kazoku Game) and will be directed by Naoko Komuro & Yuma Suzuki. In the drama series, Masaki Suda plays high school homeroom teacher Ibuki Hiiragi and Mei Nagano plays his student Sakura Kayano. Days before graduation, Ibuki Hiiragi tells his students that they are now hostages.
“3rd Grade A Class: From Now On, You Are Hostages” first airs January, 2019 in Japan.
Synopsis: With 10 days to go before their graduation, high school life was supposed to come to a peaceful for the 29 students of Class 3A. However, on this day, the sound of an explosion reverberates, startling them. Form teacher Hiiragi Ibuki (Suda Masaki) gathers the students and tells them this, “All of you are now my hostages”. With these words, their relationship transforms from teacher and students to criminal and hostages. They begin their final class from this moment. It is about the truth of the death of a student who lost his life several months earlier. A star student who left this world all of a sudden without leaving a suicide note or saying anything. Taken hostage by their teacher, the students now have to confront the truth that they had been avoiding.
Teiichi and Mimiko reunion