The 9th Soul

Beat Takeshi to play war criminal Hideki Tojo in TV drama

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on October 17, 2008

Comedian and film director Beat Takeshi, 61, will play the role of class-A war criminal Hideki Tojo in a special TBS drama titled “What the War Meant.” The drama will document three months before the Pacific War between September to December in 1941, featuring the political confrontation between politicians and ministries in the decision-making process.

Tojo was not only prime minister but ran several different ministries at the same time during the war.

The broadcast date has not yet been decided, according to TBS.

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