2014 Popular Comedic Drama: HERO
The Drama, HERO, was originally released in 2001 and became a big hit. It was so popular that a new season of HERO was created and started on the 14th of July. The first episode had an audience rating of 26.5%! This was the highest rating among all TV dramas in 2014. Hero is about an investigative duo. One member is a public prosecutor and the other member is his assistant. A featured actor, playing the part of the public prosecutor, is Takuya Kimura (a member of popular pop music group, SMAP). His assistant is played by actress, Keiko Kitagawa.