The Journalist, a Japanese Series coming to Netflix this January, here are a few things you need to know about the series before watching the main series. The Series is all about Ryôko Yonekura’s journey to becoming a social reporter uncovering the dark side of politics in Japan.
The Crime-Drama series is all set to be released on Netflix, Here we have its Release Date, Plot Information, and a SPOILER free review.
About the Plot of The Journalist
The TV series has been adapted by Netflix Japan for the movie of the same name and the plot of the series will be based on the same plot of the film, The Movie was named “The News Reporter” or “The Journalist” in Japanese though the movie as never dubbed or made in English or any other language so we can name it as “The Journalist“. The movie had the Japanese actor Matsuzaka Taoli and Shen Nanjing, who are really very famous names in Japanese Cinema, the movie had collected very good revenue on Japanese Box-Office and had received numerous awards along with the Japan Academy Award.
As in the film the Netflix Series, The Journalist will also revolve around the Journalists who are exposing the dark side of politics and social evils in Japan.
The Official Synopsis of the series:
“A dedicated journalist doggedly pursues the truth about a government corruption scandal even as powerful enemies seek to neutralize her reporting.”
The Release Date of ‘The Journalist’
At the time of writing this article has not been released yet, But the series is scheduled to be released on 13th January 2022. And the series will be available for binge-watch so you can watch all the episodes at once.
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The Series has only six episodes so you can easily binge-watch season 1 in just one day. The series is also available to download so you can watch it while traveling also.
Cast Details of The Journalist
As per Netflix and IMDb (5365 popularity on IMDb), the series has the following names of Japanese Cinema and Television will be there in the series:
- Ryôko Yonekura will play the role of Anna Matsuda, the main journalist
- Johanna Yukiko Haneda will be seen as Kumagai
- Ren Hanami will play the role of Mayumi Suzuki
- Gô Ayano is coming as Shinichi Murakami
- Ryûsei Yokohama is in the role of Ryo Kinoshita
- Shinobu Terajima is in the role of Mayumi Suzuki
Other Casts are Masato Hagiwara, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Tetsuji Tanaka and Kôji Ohkura.
If you love the Korean series on Netflix you will definitely like the movie as its genre is dark-political drama and crime you would love the environment of the series.
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