Adapted from the popular manga Minna! Esupa Dayo! (written and illustrated by Kiminori Wakasugi), which was serialized in the weekly young magazine, this drama follows the story of Kamogawa Yoshiro (Shota Sometani), an average teenager with no special talents nor outstanding abilities, who lives Higashimikawa, a town in the prefecture of Ehime.
One day Yoshiro suddenly realizes that he can hear other people’s thoughts. One of the first things he hears is that Hayashi-sensei (Toshihiro Yashiba) harbors some ulterior motive when it comes to dealing with the new transfer student, Asami Sae (Erina Mano). Yoshiro, because he has these newfound powers, but more importantly because he is in love with Asami, intends to protect her from Hayashi sensei. But the thought of “I shall protect you” quickly broadens into “I shall save the world!”. Later that day, at the Cafe where he often hangs out, he realises that his childhood friend, Hirano Miyuki (Kaho), and the Cafe owner, Nagano Terumitsu (Makita Sports), have also acquired new powers.
Meanwhile, upon hearing the news of how many townspeople are suddenly acquiring special powers, the mysterious teacher (Ken Yasuda) and his assistant (Megumi Kagurazaka) decide to move to the town of Higashimikawa… (Based on the synopsis by TV Tokyo).
InformationBroadcast period: 12/04/2013 to 05/07/2013. Production company: TV Tokyo, Dentsu. Producer: Abe Masashi (阿部真士), Muto Hiroshi (武藤大司), Moriya Takeshi (森谷雄). Director: Irie Yu (入江悠), Suzuki Taichi (鈴木太一), Tsukikawa Sho (月川翔), Sono Sion (園 子温) Screenwriter: Shinichi Tanaka (田中眞一) , Sion Sono (園 子温) Cast: Shota sometani, Kaho, Erina Mano, Ken Yasuda, Megumi Kagurazaka, Makita Sports, Motoki, Fukami, Reiya Masaki, Suzunesuke, Ken Mogi, Elly Arai, Kyoko Aizome, Mariko Tsutsui, Ijiri Okada, Tokio Emoto, Louis Kurihara, Kohei Takeda, Akiyoshi Nakao, Hirotaka Kurihara, Yusuke Yamanaka, Adam Torel, Sairi Itoh, Yui Murata, Yoshiki Saito, Masashi Tada, Toshihiro Yashiba, Yuya Ishikawa, Ayaka Morita, Sanae Miyata, Atom Shimojo, Sayaka Tashiro , Yoshino Imamura, Aoba Kawai (ep.8), Mamiko Ito (ep.8), Kanata Hongo (ep.9), Chika Uchida (ep.11), Riki Takeuchi (ep.11-12). Format: Renzoku (連続 / れんぞく) Genre: Mystery, comedy Episodes: 12 Broadcast network: TV Tokyo Music: Harada Tomohide (原田智英) Theme song: (Where’s)THE SILENT MAJORITY by Takahashi Yu Ending theme song: ishizaki hyui – by night flight Official website