Kokuchisezu 告知せず


Drama Info:

  • Title: 告知せず
  • Title in Romaji: Kokuchisezu
  • Title in English: The Withheld Notification
  • Type: A 50th Anniversary Drama SP
  • TV Station: TV Asahi
  • Air Date: 15 November 2008, Saturday
  • Air Time: 9pm to 11.21pm
  • Rating: 19.6% (Tokyo), 22.1% (Sapporo), 21.0% (Fukuoka)
    24.8% (Osaka), 24.5% (Nagoya)
  • Official website: http://www.tv-asahi.co.jp/kokuchisezu/
  • Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
  • Filming Location: Yamanashi, Japan & Guam, etc.


  • Takizawa Hideaki as Hasegawa Ryo
  • Watari Tetsuya as Hasegawa Seiji
  • Takahata Atsuko as Toko
  • Tachi Hiroshi (Guest appearance)
  • Takishima Reiko (Guest appearance)


Hasegawa Seiji (played by Watari Tetsuya), a surgeon who specializes in respiratory organs, believes that with the advancement of medicine and a wide range of treatments nowadays, informing patients of their illness is a requirement for them fighting to the end. But one day, his wife, Toko (played by Takahata Atsuko) is diagnosed with cancer of the small intestines. When it comes to his own wife, he finds himself shaken. Takki plays their only son, Ryo, a houseman (trainee doctor).

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2 Replies to “Kokuchisezu 告知せず”

  1. how i hope someone subs this. *crosses fingers*

  2. we’ll be subbing this :)

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