The highly anticipated TV adaptation of the Japanese drama arrives on Netflix in January 2022. The journalist. Below, we keep track of everything you need to know about the first season of The journalist, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
The exciting new Japanese drama, The journalist, is a TV adaptation of the Japanese film of the same name, which was released in 2019. Fans of The Journalist will be delighted to learn that Fujii Michihito, the film’s director, will also be directing the series. However, Takashi Akihiko did not return as a screenwriter and the series was instead written by Yamada Yoshitatsu and Kodera Kazuhisa.
The journalist will be the first Japanese drama to arrive on Netflix in 2022 and is already shaping up to be one of the biggest Japanese releases of the year.
When is The journalist season 1 coming to Netflix?
Thanks to the details on the official Netflix poster, we have confirmation that The journalist Season 1 is coming to Netflix on Thursday, January 13, 2021.
What is the plot of The journalist?
Anna Matsuda, reporter for the Toto newspaper, is a highly regarded and well-respected reporter who uses her strong beliefs to get to the bottom of and uncover the truth of every story. Confronted with the political crimes and scandals of modern Japanese society, Anna makes it her priority to expose the corruption that is ravaging her nation.
Who are the actors of The journalist?
Below is the full list of the insanely exciting cast of The journalist:
|Role||Cast member||Where have I seen / heard them before?|
|Matsuda Anna||Yonekura Ryoko||Doctor X | Legal V | Koshonin|
|Murakami Shinichi||Ayano Go||Avalanche | Kounodori 2 | CONNECT|
|Kinoshita Ryo||Yokohama Ryusei||Tobira no Mukou | Kikazaru Koi ni wa Riyuu ga Atte | Brother’s friend|
|Suzuki Kazuya||Yoshioka Hidetaka||Made in Japan | Ryuusei Wagon | Hayako sensei|
|Suzuki mayumi||Terajima Shinobu||Poisoned girl, Holy Mother | Uragiri no Machi | Nomitori Samurai|
|to be determined||Ono Karin||Girl game | Girls stage | Brother’s friend|
|to be determined||Hashimoto June||The Chronicles of the Voyageur Cat | Kingdom | The Library War: The Final Mission|
|to be determined||Denden||Shiyakusho | Black Kousoku | Fumiko’s feet|
|to be determined||Yusuke Santamaria||woman eating | The Substitute Thief | Birthday card|
|to be determined||Sano Shiro||Izakaya Bottakuri | Ichiro | Mirai Nikki|
|to be determined||Taguchi Tomorowo||Meikenchiku by Chushoku wo | in hand | Secondary players|
|to be determined||Ohkura koji||Unnatural | Romantic Doll | Blind witness|
|to be determined||Tanaka Tetsushi||day and night | Ten years in Japan | Flying colors|
What is the number of episodes of The Journalist?
It has been confirmed that The journalist will have a total of ten episodes, each episode being approximately 50 minutes long.
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