Netflix 'Love Is Blind: Japan': 5 things to know about the Japanese reality show
Bank on Netflix to bring up the most intriguing reality shows there are, this time, in Japanese! 'Love Is Blind: Japan' is directed by Kazuki Ikeda and Akira Oshima. It is scheduled to premiere during the first week of February, shortly before Valentine's Day; the timing couldn't be more perfect!
In this upcoming Netflix reality dating show, singles in Japan with marriage on their mind decide to meet up, then date for a bit, and even get engaged! But here's the catch; they do all of this without even seeing the other person for real. Seems almost unbelievable, but with the right amount of curiosity. Goes to show that people will go to any lengths to find their true love. The reality show stars Takashi Fujii and Yuka Itaya in the lead. Keep reading to know more.
When will 'Love Is Blind: Japan' release and where can you watch it?
'Love Is Blind: Japan' releases on February 8, 2022, on Netflix.
What is 'Love Is Blind: Japan' all about?
The official synopsis reads: "In this reality dating series, marriage-minded singles in Japan meet, date, and get engaged before ever setting eyes on each other".
Who stars in the Netflix series?
Takashi Fujii was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. A Japanese actor, singer, and comedian, he belongs to the Japanese entertainment conglomerate, called Yoshimoto Kogyo.
Fujii is best known for his work on 'Babel', 'Lost in Translation', and 'Kamen Rider Build: Be the One'. He is also the host of 'Matthew's Best Hit TV', playing the character, Matthew Minami. He has also traveled and made appearances in both the US and China, to flaunt his comedy and music skills.
As of 2005, he has been happily married to a famous Japanese idol, Otoha.
The rest of the cast includes Yuka Itaya.
The series is directed by Kazuki Ikeda and Akira Oshima, with Taro Goto, Mitsuko Kobayashi, and Yu Takemura as the producers.