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56-nenme no Shitsuren (2020) 56年目の失恋

56-nenme no Shitsuren (2020)
Other Title: 56年目の失恋, 56-nenme no Shitsuren

Genres: drama, Romance, Food, Fantasy
NHK BS Premium
Release Date: 
July, 2020
Related Show:


  • Nakajo Ayami as Nakagawa Saori (21)
  • Segizawa Yura as young Saori
  • Hongo Kanata as Kikuchi Ryuichi (26)
  • Iwaya Kenji as Nishijima Kazuo
  • Mizuhashi Kenji as Ikeda Toshifumi
  • Shinagawa Toru as Kuroda Nobuyoshi
  • Akaza Miyoko as Kikuchi Toshie

Nakagawa Saori is a chef apprentice at “Chez Nishijima”, a prestigious French restaurant in Tokyo in year 2020. Despite winning various French cuisine contests, Saori does not appreciate her cookings and spends her days washing dishes. While Saori slowly loses her confidence and passion, she suddenly slips into Tokyo in year 1964. There, she meets Kikuchi Ryuichi, a cook at western restaurant “Jade-tei” and started training under him. Ryuichi is very dedicated to cooking despite the limited ingredients and cooking utensils as compared to the present days. He shows Saori what is really important in cooking and what she lacks as a cook.

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