(Source: Mainichi) It was announced on the 25th of January that Ueno Juri (25) will be playing the title role in NHK's Taiga Drama on the life of Tokugawa Hidetada's (the second Shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty) daughter, Gou. The drama is entitled Gou~Himetachi no Sengoku (Gou~ The Princesses of the Warring States).
The script was written by Tabuchi Kumiko, who also wrote the script for NHK's previous Taiga Drama, Atsuhime (which starred Miyazaki Aoi). This will be the first Taiga Drama for Ueno Juri of Nodame Cantabile fame.
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