Aikotoba wa Yuki (Password Is Courage)
Created on September 21, 2008
Updated on March 6, 2010
Synopsis
Koji Yakusho plays an out of work actor who ends up posing as a lawyer. He is so convincing that local
villagers believe him and he finds himself struggling alongside them in their fight for their rights against a
big bad company.

Cast
Yakusho Koji: Akatsuki Jintaro                              
Katori Shingo: Oyama Tadashi
Suzuki Kyoka :Inuzuka Shino
Tsugawa Masahiko:A�ソboshi Tanomo
Tanaka Kunie: Inuzuka Moritaka
Kunimura Jun: Anzai Kagetora
Terao Akira: Kotoi Tei-ichiro
Yamadera Koichi: Keno Tomomitsu
Kajiwara Zen:  Kawakita Gisuke
Ikeda Narushi: Kotoi Teizo
Maro Akaji :Tenma Kingo
Toyama Toshiya: Seda Asao
Kaneda Akio: Kamoda Gakuzo
Matsutani Kenji : Hayashi Hachiro
Inoue Hajime] Oyama Michio
Ishii Kota: Yamane Yoshikichi
Akasaka Nanae: Miyata Otoya
Kimura Midoriko:Sato Shoko
Shirakawa Kazuko: Oyama Setsuko
Karasawa Toshiaki: Hatoyama Kazushige
Yashima Norito: Saito Rei
Sugiura Naoki: Akaiwa Kazutaka

Episode Title
Ep 01: Man Who Calls Miracle
Ep 02: Worst Savior
Ep 03: First Victory
Ep 04: The village chief was murdered!
Ep 05: Declaration of War
Ep 06: The hero whom I betrayed
Ep 07: The trap which was set up
Ep 08: Last Gamble
Ep 09: If I fall in love
Ep 10: Last Chance
Ep 11: Portliness

Here's
the description of the "Aikotoba wa Yuki" DVD

DVD release of Koki Mitani's comedy drama "Aikotoba wa Yuki" starring Koji Yakusho, Shingo Katori
(SMAP), Kyoka Suzuki and more. The story is set in little rural towns where peach and Daruma are local
specialties. The town sinks into its worst crisis since newly-built disposal site nearly causes environmental
destruction. To compete with a hotshot lawyer hired by the company of the disposal site, the village people
try to hire a better lawyer but they cannot find one. Eventually, they make struggling actor the lawyer. . .
Features all 11 episodes on four discs.
Telecast: 2000-07-06 to 2000-09-14            TV Station: Fuji TV        Duration: 11Episodes
Screenwriter: Koki Mitani      Music:Theme song: "Portliness" by Elgar
Video (VHS) is available.
The DVD of "Aikotoba wa Yuki" will be out on sale from April 21, 2010!