After almost seven years, the popular Japanese medical drama Code Blue is back for its third season. On March 10th, it was announced that lead actors Tomohisa Yamashita, Yui Aragaki, and Erika Toda will be reprising their role as 'Kosaku Aizawa', 'Megumi Shiraishi', and 'Mihoko Hiyama' respectively for the upcoming season. Manami Higa and Yosuke Asari were also confirmed to be joining the original cast.
In 2008, Code Blue Season 1 ran from July 3rd to September 12th and due to its immense popularity, a drama SP followed on January 10th the following year. Its second season was televised one year after, which focused on the doctors' last three months of specialized training program.
On her personal Instagram account, Toda posted a picture of her as Mihoko Hiyama with the caption "ただいま~" (I'm back~) on the same day it was announced that Code Blue will be returning to the small screen.
Its time slot has been confirmed to be the same as that of the second season, Mondays at 9:00 PM JST. It will start airing in July. Additional casts and further details about Code Blue Season 3 will be revealed soon.