Netflix invests lots of money into bringing the very best of East Asian content to its global audience, and one such movie we’re excited about is the upcoming release of We Couldn’t Become Adults. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about We Couldn’t Become Adults, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
We Couldn’t Become Adults is an upcoming Japanese Netflix Original romance directed by Yoshihiro Mori and Hayato Kawai. The screenplay was written by Ryô Takada, who is most well known for writing the movies You’re Not Normal Either! and Ura Aka L’Aventure.
Upon release, We Couldn’t Become Adults will only be the third Japanese Netflix Original movie to arrive in 2021.
It has been confirmed that We Couldn’t Become Adults will premiere on Netflix on Friday, November 5th, 2021.
After years of losing touch with his lost love, Sako Makoto (40-years old) receives an unwelcome friend request via social media. This prompts him to recall the past and dream about simpler times.
It’s an extensive and talented cast list that subscribers can look forward to watching in We Couldn’t Become Adults:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Sato Makoto||Moriyama Mirai||Mi wo Tsukushi Ryouricho | Meoto Zenzai | Enka: Gold Rush|
|Kato Kaori||Ito Sairi||The Naked Director 2 | The Limit | Itsumademo Shiroi Hane|
|Miyoshi Hideaki||Hagiwara Masato||Anata niwa Watasanai | Ishi Tsubute | Yamaonna Nikki|
|Sekiguchi Kenta||Higashide Masahiro||Pure | Akuto: Kagaisha Tsuiseki Chosa | Gochisousan|
|Mysterious Woman||Sumire||Tourism | Mellow | River’s Edge|
|Nanase Toshihiko||Shinohara Atsushi||One Man’s Son | A Town and a Tall Chimney | | Harunareya|
|Ishida Megumi||Oshima Yuko||Tokyo Tarareba Musume | Asa ga Kita | Galileo 2|
|Mayu||Hanayagi Nozomi||The Werewolf Game: Death Game’s Operator|
|Hosoi||Shinohara Yushin||Todome no Kiss | Sego-don | We Made a Beautiful Bouquet|
|Taniguchi||Okayama Amane||Doki no Sakura | Vile Van! | Hotel Royal|
|Miyajima||Okuna Eita||SR Saitama’s Rapper: Mike’s Lane | Onna Joushu Naotora | Ouroboros|
Cast members Takashima Masanobu and Hira Takehiro will also be playing supporting roles. The names and importance of their roles haven’t been revealed.
The feature runs for 124 minutes, it has been confirmed.
The filming was done in Tokyo, Japan. Principal photography began on May 16, 2021 and ended August 18, 2021.
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