The Makanai

The Makanai

Japanese TV series

Hirokazu Kore-eda
Nana Mori, Natsuki Deguchi & Aju Makita
Air Date
Jan 12th, 2023
An ambitious teenager is hired as a cook to prepare meals for geishas in Kyoto. However, she soon realises the intricacies involved in becoming an entertainer.

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TV Air Date Jan 12th, 2023
DVD Release date TBA
Netflix DVD release date TBA
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On 2023-01-12 Drama/Comedy TV Series The Makanai first aired on Netflix. Written and created by Hirokazu Kore-eda, and produced by Story & BUN-BUKU, The Makanai has ended and last broadcasted on 2023-01-12.

IMDb Rating: /10
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All Seasons: 1
All Episodes: 9
Average Episode length: 43 minutes


Season 1 - 2023-01-12 with 9 Episodes