Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Life Japan's latest celebrity chef is a gay lawyer in hit TV drama Program airing at midnight reminds viewers to enjoy time with loved ones Kenji Yabuki, played by Seiyo Uchino, left, shares dinner with his partner, Shiro Kakei, played by Hidetoshi Nishijima. (Courtesy of Kino Nani Tabeta Production Committee)
SAYAKA HAYASHI and CHIE MATSUMOTO, Nikkei staff writers June 1, 2019 20:22 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- A gay TV couple is making Japanese viewers fall in love with cooking, and with everyday life at home.
The fictional couple also has viewers staying up early into Saturday morning, as "Kino Nani Tabeta?" ("What Did You Eat Yesterday?") starts Fridays at midnight.
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