ベイカー寮221B/Baker House 221B

パペットホームズ、大河ドラマなどの好きなテレビ番組やラグビーについて書いています。アフィリエイトはやっていません。/Welcome to my blog. I write about some Japanese TV programmes including NHK puppetry and Taiga Drama, Sherlock Holmes and rugby. I don't do affiliate marketing.
ベイカー寮221B/Baker House 221B TOP  >  Dramas >  Kinō Nani Tabeta? (What Did You Eat Yesterday?) 2

Kinō Nani Tabeta? (What Did You Eat Yesterday?) 2

In the episode 1, Shirō doesn't tell his co-workers that he is a gay. 

But in the episode 2, he tells Kayoko Tominaga that he loves men only by accident. Kayoko is a housewife whom he gets to know at a supermarket Nakamuraya. Then she becomes to share vegetables or fruits with Shirō. His partner Kenji suspects that he loves Kayoko secretly though it's an unnecessary anxiety.

However he then suspects that Shirō has a friendly feeling forward a female owner of a bakery. Unlike other food, he has a strong preference for bread but it is in vain again. Though Shirō is confused with his partner's delusions, he cooks Bukkake-sōmen (*) according to Kayoko's recipe. After thier dinner, he makes jam using the strawberries given by her and says Kenji that he should not worry anything. Kenji feels satisfied that there is no reason to worry that Shirō loves a woman and relishes his jam.

Shirō (Hidetoshi Nishijima) buys food as cheaply as possible after leaving his office

In the episode 3, Shirō visits his parent's house. though they understand himeself as gay, they don't accept it perfectly. One Sunday Shirō visits Kayoko and cooks coleslaw together using the cabbages she bought at a low price at Nakamuraya. Then her husband comes home with his friends after playing tennis. He introduces a man who is called Daisaku Kohinata and is also a gay to Shirō.

Daisaku is outspoken in his remarks and says that his love Wataru, who visited his flat after quitting his job and behaves as if Daisaku was his servant. Though Daisaku says it's sad, Shirō feels that he boasts of his conquests in reality. Daisaku promises him to dine with him someday but Shirō doesn't tell Kenji about it. Besides he learns that his father Gorō suffers from esophageal cancer. But he doesn't seem to have a heart-to-heart talk with Kenji about it. On the next Sunday, he plans to go to an amusement park with Seiko Imada who consults with him to about her divorce. 

That morning Shirō cooks lunch (bentō) for two and hands one of them to Kenji. He is happy but dissatisfied with Shirō who doesn't tell him everything frankly. Kenji and Seiko watch her former husband, his new wife and her son playing at the park. Seiko loses her self-control when she sees her son at a park but she becomes calm and eat Shirō’s bentō with him. When they separate, she thanks him for having listened to her. Shirō realises the importance of having someone to consult with now after all this time. Then he decides to talk to Kenji about his worriness, especially that of his father's illness.

(*) Topping boiled sōmen, a kind of Japanese noodle that is like vermicelli with ingredients and pouring cold broth onto it.  

Shirō (left) and Kenji (Seiyō Uchino)

The images are from the official website of TV Tokyo.    


[ 2019/04/26 00:45 ] Dramas | TB(-) | CM(0)