The highly anticipated TV adaptation of The Journalist, a Japanese drama, will be available on Netflix January 20, 2022. Below we’re keeping track of everything you need to know about the first season of The Journalist, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
The Journalist is an exciting television adaptation of the Japanese film of the same title. It was originally released in 2019. The Journalist fans will rejoice to learn that Fujii Michihito will direct the series. Takashi Akihiko is not returning as screenwriter. Instead, Yamada Yoshitatsu has written the series.
The Journalist, a Japanese drama that will debut on Netflix in 2022, is expected to become one of the most popular Japanese films of 2018.
We have confirmed that The Journalist will be available on Netflix starting Thursday 13 January 2021, thanks to details found on an official Netflix poster.
Anna Matsuda is a respected journalist for Toto Newspaper. She uses strong convictions to uncover the truth of each story. Anna is constantly confronted by the political corruptions and scandals in modern Japanese society. She makes it her mission to expose this corruption.
Here is the complete list of The Journalist's exciting cast:
|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 | LINK|
|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||Poison Daughter, Holy Mother | Uragiri no Machi | Nomitori Samurai|
|TBA||Ono Karin||Girl’s Play | Girls Step | Brother’s Friend|
|TBA||Hashimoto Jun||The Travelling Cat Chronicles | Kingdom | Library Wars: The Last Mission|
|TBA||Denden||Shiyakusho | Black Kousoku | Fumiko’s Feet|
|TBA||Yusuke Santamaria||Woman Who Eats | The Stand-In Thief | Birthday Card|
|TBA||Sano Shiro||Izakaya Bottakuri | Ichiro | Mirai Nikki|
|TBA||Taguchi Tomorowo||Meikenchiku de Chushoku wo | In Hand | Byplayers|
|TBA||Ohkura Koji||Unnatural | Romance Doll | Blind Witness|
|TBA||Tanaka Tetsushi||Day and Night | Ten Years Japan | Flying Colors|
The Journalist will be broadcast a total of 10 episodes. Each episode should run approximately 50 minutes.
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