"The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House", which was filmed in Toei Kyoto Studio Park will be distributed worldwide exclusively on Netflix. Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, the super-popular manga with a cumulative total of over 2.7 million copies has been made into a TV show!
Set in the geisha district of Kyoto, the main character Kiyo, who works as a makanai-san (homeroom chef), spends time with her best friend Sumire, who came with her from Aomori. A story that portraits everyday life accompanied with delicious meals...
Nana Mori plays the role of Kiyo, a special maiko who is expected to be "one in a hundred years", and Natsuki Deguchi plays the role of Sumire, her friend from childhood.
The large set was assembled in Edo town 1 chome at Toei Kyoto Studio Park, and filming was carried out with outdoor units of air conditioners and utility poles installed. A detailed set, a competition between gorgeous cast members, and food... A heartwarming drama, proper of a unique experience melted to a live-action story full of "taste".
Netflix "The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House" (9 episodes)
Worldwide exclusive distribution from Thursday, January 12, 2023.
▶︎ The preview video(English ver.)
▶︎ The preview video(Chinese ver.)
▶︎ The program page
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