The new Fuji TV series, “Black President” (Tues., 10 p.m.), is not about Barack Obama. It’s about a man named Mitamura (Ikki Sawamura), an entrepreneur who has turned his apparel company into a national success, mainly by oppressing his workers, which is why his enterprise is called a burakku kigyo (black company).
But “Black President” is more of a comedy. Having achieved success, Mitamura decides to do something he didn’t have time for when he was building his business: go to school. He applies to a university, takes the entrance test, passes and enrolls in a management program. His secretary thinks he’s crazy, but he’s determined, and becomes even more so when he meets his new instructor, Kyoko (Meisa Kuroki).