The new unmissable Japanese TV series, “Hiyama Kentaro is pregnant”, available on the Netflix platform. A paradoxical and ironic point of view on the discomforts and changes of pregnancy
Far Eastern cinema is ready to surprise us again; this time turning the spotlight on an innovative, ironic and paradoxical TV series. Hiyama Kentaro is pregnant, this is the title of the new Japanese series, available from 21 April on the well-known platform Netflix.
Taken from the manga by Eri Sakai “Hiyama Kentaro’s first pregnancy”; a paradoxical view on social difficulties, changes and inequalities; lived entirely … in the male!
Present in the cast Takumi Saitoh (chosen to play the role of Hiyama Kentaro), together with the young woman Juri Ueno (in the role of the charming and brilliant Aki). Along with the leading faces, the cast also includes: Mariko Tsutsui; Lily Franky; Ryo Iwamatsu and Kazuya Takashi.
Hiyama Kentaro is pregnant: the male perspective in today’s society
In a parallel world, Hiyamo Kentaro is a successful young advertising man, endowed with great charm and talent. One day, after a night of passion lived with the seductive journalist, Aki Seto, he discovers he is… pregnant! Shocked by the discovery; Hiyama Kentaro finds himself facing and confronting himself with a society made up of inequalities and prejudices.
Not only nausea, physical changes and hormonal storms will appear, but the courage and awareness of a new life that is generated within oneself. The Rmale subjection of an exploratory journey capable of changing his imagination. A path on the true knowledge of the meaning of fatherhood, in today’s society.
Produced by Netflix Asia e TV Tokyothe series sees the double direction of Akoda (winner of the Best Director award at the Shanghai International Film Festiva) e Takeo Kikuchi (Best New Director at the TAMA Film Awards).
Consisting of 8 episodes of 23 minutes each; they are written by Chichiro Amano, Yukiko Sode and Yoshitatsu Yamada.
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