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Hiromu Iijima Plays Teacher in Forbidden Love

TOKYO, Feb 26 (News On Japan) –
A particular screening and discuss present was held in Tokyo on Sunday for the primary episode of the brand new MBS drama collection “Cinderella Complex,” which stars Miku Tanaka and Hiroki Iijima, depicting a steamy affair between a trainer and pupil.


“Cinderella Complex” is a live-action adaptation of a preferred Korean webtoon that has garnered over 400 million views. It is a “love psycho-thriller” that begins with a forbidden affair between a preferred good-looking trainer, Yosuke Aizawa (performed by Iijima), and a bombshell feminine highschool pupil, Yura Maezono (performed by Tanaka). Tanaka performs the bewitching and addictively charming heroine, whereas Mori portrays Kudo Kaname, a highschool pupil who attends the identical college as Yura however has hassle becoming in and carries a shadowy presence. Ugaki performs Mai, Aizawa’s spouse, who additionally works as a trainer on the identical highschool.

Iijima launched his character Aizawa with a wry smile, saying, “He’s a bad guy, isn’t he?” He continued, “The character of Aizawa is very broken. I thought about how to portray the real and heavy atmosphere of hell and the human desires that are packed into Aizawa.” On taking part in the position of a person engaged in an affair, Iijima mentioned, “I thought about how to lie and deceive effectively,” and added, “But at the same time, I thought Aizawa was pure, so I also took care to portray that aspect.” When requested by the host if he was good at mendacity, Iijima responded with amusing, “Me? That’s a secret.”

Mori spoke about Iijima’s likable off-camera demeanor, saying, “Being around Iijima-san, with his looks and voice, gives a sense of security during filming, and you naturally want to follow him. I thought it was great working with him.” He additionally talked about, “I thought he was a cool person, but he actually has a bright atmosphere, and I felt that gap. We talked about saunas, and I thought I’d like to go with him.” Iijima responded with a happy expression, saying, “Since I played a teacher, I tried to portray a more adult-like presence compared to the students.”

Tanaka, who performed the devilish heroine, mentioned, “It’s rare to come across such a role, so I worked hard. I stayed true to the original work because if I played it naturally, the impact would be lost and Yura-chan’s uniqueness would disappear.” Iijima praised Tanaka’s passionate efficiency, saying, “The challenge and passion she brought to the role of Yura were incredible. I thought she truly has the soul of an actress.” Iijima additionally commented on the extreme scenes, “There are extreme scenes like slapping, and she said, ‘Please slap me, Iijima-san!’ It was a learning experience for me as an actor not to break that spirit.”

When the discuss theme “If you could use just one magic spell” got here up, Tanaka recalled a kissing scene with Iijima. “I wasn’t tall enough for the kissing scene. Iijima-san bent his knees where the camera couldn’t see, and I felt sorry. I wish I were a bit taller,” she shared.

Ugaki, who performs the spouse being cheated on, mirrored on her position, saying, “Nothing but pitiful things happen. It gets even worse after the first episode. I played Mai-chan, who gets dragged into terrible situations, while encouraging her to ‘hang in there.’ If I were Mai-chan, I think I would knock Aizawa out.”

“Cinderella Complex” is ready to convey a brand new twist to the drama panorama with its compelling storyline and dynamic characters.

The drama will start airing on February twenty ninth on MBS each Thursday at 24:59, amongst different instances.

Source: MDPR