Ru: Taiwan Express (2020)

Profile

  • Drama: Ru: Taiwan Express
  • Romaji: Ru: Taiwan Ekusupuresu
  • Japanese: 路(ルウ)~台湾エクスプレス~
  • Director: Zennosuke Matsuura
  • Writer: Shuichi Yoshida (novel), Kumiko Tabuchi
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 3
  • Release Date: May 16 – 30, 2020
  • Runtime: Saturday 21:00-21:50
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis

In 1999, a general trading company in Tokyo celebrates because Shinkansen of Japan wins priority negotiating rights for the Taiwan High Speed Rail. Haruka Tada (Haru) has been working at the general trading company for 4 years and she is sent to Taiwan for work. When Haruka Tada was a university student, she visited Taiwan for the first time during the summer. During that time, she happened to meet young Taiwanese man Eric and he showed her Taiwan for a day. She lost contact with him after that and she could not find him again. She then sealed away her thoughts about him in her mind. 6 years later, Haruka Tada arrives in Taiwan again.

Notes

  1. Based on novel “Ru” by Shuichi Yoshida (published November 20, 2012 by Bungeishunju).

Cast

Ru- Taiwan Express-Haru.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Arata Iura.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Yasufumi Terawaki.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Choei Takahashi.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Masuyo Iwamoto.jpg
Haru Arata Iura Yasufumi Terawaki Choei Takahashi Masuyo Iwamoto
Haruka Tada Makoto Anzai Hajime Yamao Katsuichiro Hayama Yoko Hayama
Ru- Taiwan Express-Shunsuke Daito.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Mayuu Kusakari.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Aaron Yan.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Ivy Shao.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Mei-Hsiu Lin.jpg
Shunsuke Daito Mayuu Kusakari Aaron Yan Ivy Shao Mei-Hsiu Lin
Shigeyuki Ikegami Saki Ariyoshi Eric Yuki restaurant oba-chan
Ru- Taiwan Express-Lea Yong.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Greg Hsu.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Anne Li.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Gary Edward Gitchel.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Danny Liang.jpg
Lea Yong Greg Hsu Anne Li Gary Edward Gitchel Danny Liang
Taiwanese Doctor Kevin Haruka’s colleague Jacques Bart Resuta Wong
Ru- Taiwan Express-Zicheng Li.jpg Ru- Taiwan Express-Daiyun Wu.jpg
Zicheng Li Daiyun Wu
Weizhi Chen Meiqing Zhang

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