On September 17th, Ueda filmed a scene for “Runaway ~Aisuru Kimi no tame ni“where he gets his hair gets shaved off at a prison.
Ueda said, “It’s the first time for me to have a shaved head since junior high school. It feels strange, like I broke new ground.”
This drama will be about four young guys who make their escape from prison after being sent there under false charges Ueda will play an ex-host who’s condemned with a term for four years due to Stimulant Drug Control Law violations.
Ueda, who received compliments for his new look by the staff, commented, “I think a high point of the drama would be the four shaved head guys’ movement, since that’s so rare, visually. I hope this could bring a ’shaved hair boom’.”
The drama will start airing on October 27th.