Glass Mask (1997)

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The Glass Mask drama is based on a very popular manga of the same name by Suzue Miuchi, about a young girl named Maya whose dream is to be an actress. A legendary former stage actress, Tsukikage Chigusa, watches Maya as she reenacts drama episodes she's seen on TV. She approaches Maya and has her join her acting company, Tsukikage Theater. Tsukikage holds the production rights to a legendary masterpiece called "The Crimson Goddess," in which she had played the title role until a terrible accident burnt her face beyond surgical repair. She's been searching all of these years for someone to play the role which only the most talented actress could play, and maybe she's found that someone in Maya... --synopsis by awrittensin

Series Cast

  1. Yumi Adachi as Kitajima Maya

    Yumi Adachi

    Kitajima Maya

    23 Episodes

  2. Yoko Nogiwa as Tsukikage Chigusa

    Yoko Nogiwa

    Tsukikage Chigusa

    23 Episodes

  3. Seiichi Tanabe as Hayami Masumi

    Seiichi Tanabe

    Hayami Masumi

    23 Episodes

  4. Rio Matsumoto as Himekawa Ayumi

    Rio Matsumoto

    Himekawa Ayumi

    23 Episodes

  5. Kenji Kohashi as Sakurakoji Yuu

    Kenji Kohashi

    Sakurakoji Yuu

    23 Episodes

  6. Kazuko Kato as Himekawa Utako

    Kazuko Kato

    Himekawa Utako

    23 Episodes

  7. Kurume Arisaka

    Sawatari Mina

    23 Episodes

  8. Yasutaka Tsutsui as Hayami Eisuke

    Yasutaka Tsutsui

    Hayami Eisuke

    12 Episodes

  9. Yuichi Haba as Kuronuma Ryuzo

    Yuichi Haba

    Kuronuma Ryuzo

    12 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2

1998 • 12 Episodes

Season 2 of Glass Mask premiered on April 13, 1998.

Episode 12

(2x12, June 29, 1998)

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Glass Mask


Original Name ガラスの仮面

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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