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The Naked Director 

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Follows the story of Toru Muranishi's unusual and dramatic life filled with big ambitions as well as spectacular setbacks in his attempt to turn Japan's porn industry on its head
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Series cast summary:
Takayuki Yamada ...  Toru Muranishi 8 episodes, 2019
Shinnosuke Mitsushima ...  Toshi 8 episodes, 2019
Misato Morita ...  Megumi (Kaoru Kuroki) 8 episodes, 2019
Tetsuji Tamayama ...  Kawada 8 episodes, 2019
Tokio Emoto Tokio Emoto ...  Mitamura 7 episodes, 2019
Sairi Itô Sairi Itô ...  Junko 7 episodes, 2019
Takenori Gotô Takenori Gotô ...  Rugby 7 episodes, 2019
Lily Franky ...  Takei 7 episodes, 2019
Jun Kunimura ...  Furuya / ... 7 episodes, 2019
Ryo Ishibashi ...  Ikezawa 7 episodes, 2019
Ryûtarô Ninomiya Ryûtarô Ninomiya 6 episodes, 2019
Koyuki ...  Kayo 5 episodes, 2019
Nanami Kawakami Nanami Kawakami ...  Miku Minami 5 episodes, 2019
Hyunri 5 episodes, 2019
Dahlia Salem 5 episodes, 2019
Alan Maxson ...  Waiter / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Pierre Taki ...  Wada 4 episodes, 2019
Ami Tomite Ami Tomite ...  Naoko 3 episodes, 2019
Kimiko Yo ...  Kozue Muranishi 3 episodes, 2019
Jessica Blue ...  Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Gentle Gentle 3 episodes, 2019
Tokuma Nishioka Tokuma Nishioka 3 episodes, 2019
Miku Uehara Miku Uehara 3 episodes, 2019
Mansaku Ikeuchi Mansaku Ikeuchi 2 episodes, 2019
Tomomi Maruyama 2 episodes, 2019
Leo Tamaoki Leo Tamaoki 2 episodes, 2019
Donpei Tsuchihira Donpei Tsuchihira 2 episodes, 2019
Taro Yabe Taro Yabe 2 episodes, 2019
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Pinku (the Japanese softcore film sub-genre) has a long and historied part in Japanese cinema. The genre has existed for over forty years and seen many ebbs and flows. One of the directors during the heyday of the movement was the prolific Muranishi Toru. Adpated from a novel about the man, The Naked Director depicts the character, his art, vision and his interactions with the approving and disapproving folk around him. Written by aghaemi

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8 August 2019 (USA) See more »

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Featured actual adult video idols, Nanami Kawakami and Mami Aizawa. This is a breakthrough in the Japanese drama that AV idol co-starred with A-list actors. In the past, A-list actors and AV idol are two business, they would not allow in same drama or TV show. See more »

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waiting for the next season!
11 August 2019 | by pekeskoghSee all my reviews

I had always thought Japanese series was mostly about action but this really changed my mind, it's a truly unique story with great characters and I basically watched all episodes in a row and felt sad when it was the end of episode 8. That alone says a lot about the story. I really hope there's a second season planned.


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