• Title:  Egoist (Japanese Drama)

  • Also Known As:  エゴイスト
  • Broadcast Date:  April, 2009
  • Total Episodes:  40
  • Casts:  Kawashima Naomi, Miyaji Mao, Yoshii Rei
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Ost:  N/A
  • Synopsis/Summary/Review: 

    Akari Fujimoto is an aspiring stylist who has landed a job in charge of costumes for top actress Reiko Saijo, and Akari is desperately trying to do her best. But when her mother Ayame, a former actress with a hatred for show business, hears Akari mention Reiko's name, her facial expression stiffens. Later on, while Akari is trying to choose an outfit for Reiko, the unsatisfied actress demands an immediate change of stylist, sending Akari into shock. Back at the Fujimoto household, Ayame collapses from illness, and Akari's younger sister Kaori calls for an ambulance. At that time, Kaori happens to see an old maternal handbook, but it contains a very unexpected name... and she sees it as an opportunity to boost her own career as an actress.