Former AKB48 member Oshima Yuko (大島優子) will cast famous Japanese feminist pioneer "Hiratsuka Raicho" (平塚らいてう) in NHK asadora drama "Asa ga Kita" (あさが来た).
Oshima Yuko will cast the character "Hiratsuka Haru" (平塚明) who renamed Hiratsuka Haru later, it is Oshima Yuko's first appearance in NHK TV drama, she will appear in the episodes 150 (25 March 2016), 152 (26 March 2016) and 153 (30 March 2016).
Reference: NHK official web site
Hiratsuka Raicho (平塚らいてう)
Hiratsuka Haru (10 February 1886 to 24 May1971) was a writer, journalist, political activist, anarchist and pioneering Japanese feminist, she was the most influential figure in the early women's movement in Japan.