'Followers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and all you need to know about the Japenese Netflix original

It's official synopsis reads, 'When an aspiring actress hits it big thanks to a candid Instagram post, lives of several Tokoyo women cross as they struggle to define happiness IRL'


                            'Followers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and all you need to know about the Japenese Netflix original
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Netflix is all set to launch the streaming services' first Japenese live-action original series titled 'Followers.' It showcases the lifestyle of women living in Japan's capital Tokyo. The nine-episode series will depict Tokyo's vibrant vibe and explore themes of ambition and fashion. 

Release date

'Followers' will premiere on February 27, 2020.

Plot

The official synopsis of the upcoming series reads, "When an aspiring actress hits it big thanks to a candid Instagram post, the lives of several Tokoyo women cross as they struggle to define happiness IRL." 

The storyline will follow the lives of a few women who are influenced by the bustling city around them and how it influences their lives. The narrative will largely follow Limi, a fashion photographer, who reaches a high level of fame after capturing a candid post of Natsume, who is on the search for success and identity.

Natsume's life instantly changes when she gains fame and recognition from the post and their celebrity status goes on to not only affect them but the people around them.

Cast

Miki Nakatani

 Miki Nakatani (Christopher Jue/Getty Images)

Miki Nakatani, a Japanese actress and singer is most knows for her role in the 1998 Japanese supernatural psychological horror film 'Ring.'

Other cast members include Elaiza Ikeda, Mari Natsuki, Yuka Itaya, KOM_I, Mika Nakashima, Shuhei Uesugi, Nobuaki Kaneko, Yutaro.

Creators

Mika Ninagawa

Mika Ninagawa (Stefania M D'Alessandro/Getty Images for H&M )

The series is directed by Mika Ninagawa, a Tokoyo-based photographer, she is known for her brightly colored photographs of flowers, goldfish, and landscapes. She has also directed 'Diner' and 'No Longer Human.' 

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Where to watch

Catch the Japenese original series, 'Followers' on Netflix on February 27, 2020.

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