Ohno senior adopts Satoshi Ohno’s pet
Father and son have formed an emotional attachment to a pet the Arashi star found while filming his last drama, reports Cyzowoman on August 28.
While Satoshi Ohno was filming his spring drama 鍵のかかった部屋 (Kagi no Kakatta Heya), it has been reported the talent had shown an interest in the murder scene models his character made, and the various key lock props in his character’s office. But one thing Ohno liked so much he decided to take home was the bearded dragon lizard カーギー (Kargie). Kargie belonged to the pet shop used for a scene in episode 4, but after catching Ohno’s eye, he became a permanent member of the Kagi no Kakatta Heya team.
It has been reported during a radio episode of ARASHI DISCOVERY, Ohno said he would watch Kargie during shoots.
“I’d come back after an hour of shooting and it’d be still be standing in the same place as before. I wonder what it’s thinking about…”
Kargie came home to Ohno’s house at the end of July. The lizard had grown from 20 cm to 30 cm in length since Ohno had first seen him.
It has been reported the Arashi leader took the lizard to his parent’s house to show him off.
“[My drama finished so] I went to my parent’s house and said, ‘look, a lizard’. Then I was meant to take it home and look after it, but by dad got attached to it more than me.”
Ohno senior has since adopted the lizard as his own, feeds it, cleans it, and looks after it’s cage. But it has been reported, not everyone is equally happy.
“My mum doesn’t touch [Kargie]. They fight about it, like my dad would say, ‘touch it, touch it’, but she would argue back with, ‘no! nooo’. They look like they’re having fun (laughs).”