Last Oct 8th to 11th, an international TV program exhibition, “MIPCOM“, was held in Cannes, France wherein Fuji TV drama “Kagi no Kakatta Heya” won “MIPCOM BUYERS’ AWARD for Japanese Drama“. The said drama stars Arashi‘s Satoshi Ohno, Erika Toda, and Sato Koichi.
MIPCOM is an annual entertainment conference wherein the entertainment content heavy hitters converge in Cannes to create a new world of entertainment. The conference lasted for four days that onsisted of meetings and program screenings of different TV shows around the world. “Kagi no Kakatta Heya” was voted by 14 buyers across Europe as the Japanese drama, “in which the buyer, who purchases the program of every country in the world, wants to buy most“.
Satoshi Kubota of Fuji TV Development Department accepted the award last Oct 8th.
In addition, here are this year’s nominees:
1) NHK’s “Chouchou-san”
2) NTV’s “Mita the Housekeeper”
3) TV Asahi’s “Iryu”
4) TBS “Saikou no Jinsei” / “Ending Planner”
5) TV Tokyo’s “Yuusha Yoshihiko to Akuryo no Kagi”
6) Fuji TV’s “Kage no Kakatta Heya”
7) WOWOW’s “Shokuzai”