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The Journalist Netflix Cast: Ryoko Yonekura, Go Ayano, Ryusei Yokohama & More!

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Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:08 EST
The Journalist Netflix Cast: Ryoko Yonekura, Go Ayano, Ryusei Yokohama & More!

The Journalist Netflix cast in 2022 includes Ryoko Yonekura, Go Ayano, Ryusei Yokohama, Yoshioka Hidetaka, Terajima Shinobu, Ono Karin, Hashimoto Jun, Denden, Yusuke Santamaria, Sano Shiro, Taguchi Tomorowo, Ohkura Koji, and Tanaka Tetsushi.

The likes of Squid Game, Narcos, Money Heist, and Lupin are just a few examples of the best unique material on Netflix produced outside of the United States.

This week, the streaming behemoth added another eagerly anticipated international item to its already massive collection of programming, The Journalist, a thriller drama from Japan.

We lay down all you need to understand about The Journalist in this piece, in addition to the list of the cast in 2022.

The Journalist Netflix Cast 2022

The principal characters of The Journalist will be played by Ryoko Yonekura, Go Ayano, and Ryusei Yokohama.

Ryoko Yonekura is a well-known actress and model from Yokohama, Japan. The 46-year-old actress started her professional career in 2000 and is most recognized for her roles in the hit medicine series Doctor X (2012), The Negotiator (2010), and Sakura no Sono (2008).

In the Japanese dub version of Marvel Cinematic Universe films, Yonekura also played Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow.

Go Ayano, a Japanese actor from Gifu, will appear alongside Ryoko. Gatchaman (2013), The Snow White Murder Case (2014), The Light Shine Only There (2014), Lupin The Third (2014), Rage (2016), and Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) are among his most well-known roles.

Finally, we've got Ryusei Yokohama, a Yokohama-born Japanese actor, model, and singer. He is popular for his role as Hikari Nonomura, alias ToQ 4gou, in the Super Sentai show Ressha Sentai ToQger, as well as Rainbow Days (2018), Cursed To Love (2018), and Your Eyes Tell It (2020).

The rest of The Journalist cast includes Yoshioka Hidetaka as Suzuki Kazuya, Terajima Shinobu as Suzuki Mayumi, Ono Karin, Hashimoto Jun, Denden, Yusuke Santamaria, Sano Shiro, Taguchi Tomorowo, Ohkura Koji, and Tanaka Tetsushi.

What is The Journalist on Netflix About?

The Journalist is the latest Japanese drama thriller show based on the blockbuster 2019 motion picture, which was based on Isoko Mochizuki's 2017 novel of the same title.

At the Japan Academy Prizes, the 2019 film received multiple awards, most notably Picture of the Year, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, and Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.

Netflix Media Centre states,

With its shocking tackling of societal taboos, thrilling developments, and stylish visuals, the film won awards in three major categories at the 43rd Japan Academy Awards, including Best Picture of the Year, as well as many other film awards.

The 2022 show follows Anna Matsuda, a youthful journalist from the Toto tabloid who is renowned as the renegade of mainstream press because she seeks to reveal difficulties in modern Japanese culture.

Meanwhile, IMDb claims:

Anna Matsuda, a reporter for the Touto Newspaper, is a highly regarded and well-respected journalist who uses her strong beliefs to get to the bottom and discover the truth, of every story. Confronted with political crimes and the scandals of modern Japanese society, Anna makes it her priority to expose the corruption ravaging her nation.

The Journalist was supposed to drop in 2021, but it was postponed and became available on Netflix on January 13th.

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