Suna no Tou (2016) 720p DoA Complete
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Suna no Tou ~ Shirisugita Rinjin
Sandtower: The Neighbor Knows Too Much
Broadcast: From 10.00 p.m., Fridays, 14 October 2016
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Kanno Miho as Takano Aki
A housewife who always puts family first and has a bright, carefree smile. She lives with her husband Kenichi, their teenage son Kazuki, and nursery school daughter, Sora. She comes from a modest family in a working-class neighbourhood and Kenichi is also an ordinary sarlaryman, but they move into the apartment of their dreams on the 25th floor of Sky Grand Tower. But their hopes of living happily and loving each other gets influenced by the destructive international relationships of the housewives who live in the apartment building and the obligatory socialising. Meanwhile, with the help of her childhood friend Ubukata Kohei, whom she happened to meet again, and neighbour Sasaki Yumiko, who lives one floor above, she tries to prevent her children from being isolated in the apartment building although it is beyond her … …
Iwata Takanori as Ubukata Kohei
The instructor of the exercise classes that the wealthy mothers of Sky Grand Tower let their children attend. A cheerful, pleasant young man who is liked by both the children and their parents. He appeals to the housewives’ maternal instincts, and is passionate about getting the children to develop their potential. He actually grew up in the same shopping street of a working-class neighbourhood as Takano Aki and has adored her since young. She is his first love. He lends an ear to Aki who is suffering under the family and interpersonal relationships at Sky Grand Tower and becomes her support.
Yokoyama Megumi as Aso Hiroko
The leader of the housewives. She lives on the 50th floor, the highest floor of Sky Grand Tower. Her husband runs a company and she dresses elegantly in branded items that give her the look of a wealthy woman. Her pride is higher than the sky and her behaviour to anyone and everyone appears ridiculous. Her entire attitude towards Aki makes a display of the difference between that the wealthy and common people and she makes unreasonable demands.
Horiuchi Keiko as Hashiguchi Rino
A mother who lives on the 45th floor and is obsessed with the education for her children. Her daughter Narumi is classmates with Takano Kazuki and her second daughter Mio goes to kindergarten. She gives Takano Aki advice about getting along with people in the apartment building and seems like a nice person. But she has actually got on the wrong side of Aso Hiroko and does not want to get involved in trouble. She is proud of the fact that she and her husband are Harvard graduates.
Horan Chiaki as Ono Ayaka
A young mother who is proud of being chosen for a beauty contest during her university days. She feels inferior living on the 2nd floor of Sky Grand Tower and often says that it is because her husband has a fear of heights even though she is not even asked about it.
Mitsuishi Ken as Aramata Hidemi
A well-known detective of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department’s First Investigative Division. He is investigating the series of kidnappings around the vicinity of Sky Grand Tower. He is a competent detective who makes level-headed decisions, but once he gets a phone call from his wife, he would turn into a doting husband and even leave meetings without hesitation.
Tanaka Naoki as Takano Kenichi
Takano Aki’s husband. He works for a mid-sized food company’s catering department. He is not particularly capable in his work but he is an honest husband who loves his wife and children. Wanting to let his family live in a safe and clean environment, he overstretched himself buying an apartment at Sky Grand Tower which happened to be sold cheaper than the market rate and feels increasingly alarmed by the hefty loan.
Matsushima Nanako as Sasaki Yumiko
A woman who moved into the 26th floor slightly before Takano Aki. Her husband is on an overseas assignment and she conducts flower arrangement classes in her home. She is beautiful and dignified. And yet she tells jokes to soothe the people around her sometimes and is also liked by children. Although she says she was born in New York, she does not brag about it. She becomes fast friends with Aki and always stands by her despite the unreasonable demands that the housewives make.
Ikeda Natsuko (Algernon ni Hanataba o, Alice no Toge)