The Tragedy of W

The Tragedy of W

Apr. 26, 2012
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1Season 1 Apr. 26, 2012




Emi Takei isMako Watsuji / Satsuki Kurasawa
Mako Watsuji / Satsuki Kurasawa
Kenta Kiritani isKeiichiro Yumisaka
Keiichiro Yumisaka
Saki Fukuda isKirara Tachibana
Kirara Tachibana
Yuki Matsushita isHaruo Ichijo
Haruo Ichijo


“W no Higeki” is an adaptation of a novel by Natsuki Shizuko, which was first published in 1982. It was turned into a theatrical movie in 1984, and has seen numerous adaptions into TV drama in 1983, 1986, 2001 and 2010 respectively. This new version of the story has Takei Emi playing two different characters with the exact same face. One is Mako, the future successor of a billion-dollar pharmaceutical conglomerate. She has always lived in comfort, but yearns for freedom. The other character is Satsuki, a lowly cleaner in a show pub who lives in solitude and destitution, and would do anything to get money, including prostituing her own body. One day, they met and decided to exchange lives.

The Tragedy of W
The Tragedy of W
Original title Wの悲劇
TMDb Rating 8.5 2 votes
First air date Apr. 26, 2012
Last air date Jun. 14, 2012
Seasons 1
Episodes 8
Average Duration 54 minutes

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