Netflix offers a large number of k-dramas, but there aren’t many j-dramas available on the streaming site. First Love is anticipated to rank among the most watched Japanese originals on Netflix in 2022, outside of anime series. Here is everything we currently know about Netflix’s First Love season 1. Kanchiku Yuri is the writer and director of the upcoming Japanese Netflix Original romantic drama series First Love. The Japanese artist Hikaru Utada, who wrote the songs for the series, is the source of inspiration for the narrative.
What is the story of First Love about?
They first met in the 1990s and grew up together in the 2000s. Yae Noguchi had intended to become a flight attendant before her accident. Harumichi Namiki trained as a pilot for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force before leaving to pursue other interests.
Who are the First Love cast members?
First Love marks Mitsushima Hikari’s Netflix Original debut and places her in the title role of Noguchi Yae. The actress is renowned for her performances in Japanese films like Love Exposure, Pride, and the original live-action First Love.
Namik Harumachi’s lead part has been cast on Satoh Takeru. Takeru has already played the role of Himura Kenshin in two Netflix Original films, Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning and Rurouni Kenshin: The Final. Yagi Rikako and Kido Taisei portray the younger incarnations of Noguchi Yae and Namiki Harumichi. In First Love, both actors will make their Netflix introductions. Adding to the cast in additional supporting parts are;
Nakao Akiyoshi as Bonji
Araki Towa as Tsuzri
Aoi Yamada as Komori Uta
Hamada Gaku as Taro
Mukai Osamu as Kojin
Iura Arata as Akihiko
Koizumi Kyoko as Noguchi Ikunami
When will First Love be released?
We can announce that First Love will be available globally on Netflix on Thursday, November 24th, 2022. We can confirm that First Love has ten episodes. The durations are yet to be revealed.