Original TV drama pulls back the curtain on Japan's lingerie industry
In the spirit of creating more original programming, Netflix Japan and Fuji TV are combining forces to produce Underwear, a new 13 episode TV drama starring Mirei Kiritani.
Kiritani will play Mayuko, a "fiber otaku" who goes from researching textiles in the rural countryside of Nagano Prefecture to diving headfirst into the highly competitive lingerie industry in ultra-urban Ginza. Naoko Adachi will provide the screenwriting for Underwear, and real-life lingerie manufacturer Triumph International will serve as advisers for the series.
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