The Guide -Five Stars in Kyoto-
60’ x 12 episodes
Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular cities, attracts around 50 million visitors a year. Kyoka Takase works for a travel agency there, and has a legendary reputation as the city's preeminent bespoke tour guide. Whatever the request, whoever the visitor – she’s always able arrange the ultimate and most satisfying tours of the town. Whether helping rookie employee Ichiro Satake, in the unenviable position of dealing with an intense client; addressing the dilemma of when a man, his wife and mistress unwittingly join the same tour; or dealing with a tour participant feeling harassed by her husband, Kyoka is not only the ultimate “Travel Master”, she’s also a go-to person solving all kinds of needs! A character-driven drama revealing various aspects about the tour industry, The Guide -Five Stars in Kyoto- also introduces viewers to lesser-known places in Kyoto.