Cain and Abel

Cain and Abel

(Cain and Abel) is a 2016 Japanese television drama, starring Ryosuke Yamada, Kiritani Kenta, Kurashina Kana and Takashima Masanobu. It airs on every Mondays at 21:00 (JST) on Fuji Television beginning October 17, 2016. This is also Ryosuke Yamada's first lead role in the Fuji TV 21:00 drama time slot.


Takada Yu (Ryosuke Yamada) is an employee of Takada Real Estate Co, an estate development firm. His father Takayuki (Takashima Masanobu) is the company president and a perfectionist who has favored his high-achieving elder son Ryuichi (Kiritani Kenta) and been indifferent to Yu since young. So Yu craves for his father's love and wants his recognition somehow. Then one day, Yu encounters Yahagi Azusa (Kurashina Kana) who also works for Takada Real Estate Co. Although it was the worst possible meeting, he gradually starts to have romantic feelings for her through work and an unexpected development. But ironically enough, Azusa turns out to be Ryuichi’s girlfriend… Yu begins to realize what he truly treasures and matures as a person as he struggles with this complicated romance and with his older brother and father.