Reading the title of the upcoming series The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House you might be thinking that it is going to be a cooking reality show but but but you are mistaken here it is not a cooking show in fact it is a drama series.
The story of the series which is going to be streamed in the New Year is based on manga series titled as “Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san” written by Aiko Koyama which was first published on December 28, 2016.
Now by having a look at the title of the series you might have guessed that it is a Japanese series. So keeping the thought in the mind that the story of the series will be as much exciting as its title is we move further to know many more things about this upcoming series so keep reading this article till the end!!!!
When The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House is going to be released on Netflix?
The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House new Japanese drama of Netflix is going to be streamed on 12th January 2023. And this date is officially confirmed by the streaming services.
How many episodes are going to be there in The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House?
The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Japanese drama on Netflix will have 9 episodes in total so the decision is upon you whether you are going to see it all at once or you are going to give it a binge!!!
By the way I think the number of episodes are quite a many to give it a binge!!
Who all are going to be there as cast members in The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House?
We will be seeing the below listed actors as cast members in this new drama series of Netflix:
▪︎ Nana Mori in the role of Kiyo Nozuki
▪︎ Natsuki Deguchi will be playing Sumire Herai
▪︎ Aju Makita in the character of Ryoko
▪︎ Keiko Matsuzaka will be playing Chiyo
▪︎ Ai Hashimoto as Momoko
▪︎ Mayu Matsuoka will be playing Yoshino
▪︎ Takako Tokiwa in the role of Azusa
▪︎ Kairi Jyo as Kenta Nakanowatari
▪︎ Momoko Fukuchi in the role of Tsurukoma
▪︎ Kotoko Wakayanagi as Kikuno
▪︎ Kotona Minami will be portraying the role of Kotono
▪︎ Lily Franky as Ren
▪︎ Yukiya Kitamura as Takeshi Ishida
▪︎ Toshinori Omi in the role of Cameraman Seino
▪︎ Kanji Furutachi as Kanjiro Furutachi
▪︎ Keiko Toda in the character of Kimie Sakurai
▪︎ Kayoko Shiraishi as Kiyo Nozuki’s grandmother
▪︎ Arata Iura as Masahiro Tanabe
What is going to be the story of The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House?
The entire story of the series will be set in in Gion, Kyoto. Kiyo Nozuki played by Nana Mori and one of her childhood friend Sumire Herai played by Natsuki Deguchi together moved to Kyoto from Aomori to become maiko which basically means an apprentice geisha.
Kiyo Nozuki has yet to become a maiko due to her lack of personality traits required, also she moves at her own pace and there is lack of talent. On the other hand Sumire Herai became a maiko and works under the name of Momohan.
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