Grimm Casts Gilmore Girl Keiko Agena in Japanese Mythology Episode

Grimm Keiko Agena Cast Season 5

Portland’s Wesen, meet the hippest of Hep Aliens.

Gilmore Girls star Keiko Agena will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Grimm, and TVLine has exclusive details about her role.

Agena will play Madoka Akagi, a second-generation Japanese-American woman who loses her teenage son, Kuma, in a devastating tragedy that her husband believes is no accident.

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Man in the High CastleRevenge) also will guest-star as Takeshi Himura, the Akagis’ family friend and lawyer whose loyalty provides great comfort during a related trial.

On Monday, Agena posted an Instagram photo of herself (see top of post) with the caption, “Early morning on the Grimm set.”

Agena and Tagawa will appear in Episode 17, titled “Inugami,” of the current season.Fun fact: Helen Pai, the Gilmore Girls producer on whom the character of Lane was based, served as a co-producer on Grimm.

With the REAL LIFE Lane Kim, Helen Pai. :) Good things are coming… ❤️

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