GEM Ups the Ante with Same-Time Simulcast of 'My Loser Husband' in July
Headlined by KANJANI EIGHT member Ryo Nishikido and Mayu Matsuoka
The highly anticipated Japanese drama series My Loser Husband is set to premiere on Asian entertainment channel GEM on Saturday, 8 July at 9pm|8pm(JKT/BKK)! Starring Ryo Nishikido from wildly popular Johnny's idol group KANJANI EIGHT and up-and-coming actress Mayu Matsuoka, the series will be airing same time as Japan.
"The great response from previous same-time-as-Japan offerings has been extremely encouraging," said Virginia Lim, Senior Vice President and Head of Content, Production and Marketing, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia. "There is strong demand for express content and we believe viewers will enjoy My Loser Husband with its stellar cast and appealing storyline without any delay from its telecast in Japan."
In My Loser Husband, Ryo Nishikido plays office worker Tsukasa Kobayashi, who is every bit the ideal husband to his wife Sayaka, played by Mayu Matsuoka. Though he is good-looking, has an impressive curriculum vitae and draws a large salary, he is hiding a secret - he is incompetent at his job. After suffering setback after setback at work, Tsukasa finally musters up the courage to resign, but this too is thwarted by his wife's pregnancy announcement. With Sayaka by his side, can she help him navigate the perils of the corporate jungle?
My Loser Husband premieres on 8 July 2017 at the same time as Japan, every Saturday at 9pm|8pm(JKT/BKK), first and exclusively on GEM.
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