‘Call Me Chihiro’ Japanese drama movie: coming to Netflix in February 2023 and what we know so far

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The live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga Chihiro San is coming to Netflix in February 2023. We keep track of everything you need to know Call me Chihiroincluding the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Call Me Chihiro is an upcoming Japanese Netflix Original drama film co-written by screenwriter Sawai Kaori and director Imaizumi Rikiya. The film is also an adaptation of the manga Chihiro-san by author Yasuda Hiroyuki.

Director Imaizumi Rikiya previously worked on films like The cat escaped, Skeleton flowersand On the street.

When is the Call me Chihiro Netflix release date?

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Thanks to some of the promotional material released by Netflix, we can confirm that Call me Chihiro comes to Netflix Thursday, February 23, 2023.

Call me chihiro japanese drama movie coming to netflix in february 2023 poster

Netflix has not yet officially unveiled its trailer for Call Me Chihiro, but a trailer for the film can still be found on YouTube.


What is the plot of Call me Chihiro?

The summary comes from Netflix:

I’m sure you want to meet her. Chihiro is a former sex worker who works at a bento shop in a small beach town. She has a dirty mouth and goes at her own pace. and she is free. Such a girl floats in the city. She is a strange “adult”. But for some reason I want to meet her. An elementary school student waiting for her mother to come home, a high school girl who can’t say what she really thinks, and a homeless man who doesn’t talk much. Let’s meet Chihiro to experience this miracle.


Who are the cast members of Call me Chihiro?

Chihiro stars as Japanese actress Arimura Kasumi. Some Netflix subscribers will already know Kasumi, who previously starred in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies, The beginning and The last, in the role of Yukishiro Tomoe. Outside of Netflix, Kasumi has starred in numerous dramas and movies, including live-action adaptations of cleared, I am a heroand March comes in like a lion.

Call me chihiro japanese drama movie coming to netflix in feb 2023 arimura kasumi

Toyoshima Hana has been cast in the supporting role of Seo Kuniko. Call Me Chihiro will be Hana’s Netflix debut. Outside of Netflix, the actress has starred in many supporting roles in multiple movies and Japanese dramas.

Lily Franky has been cast in the supporting role of Utsumi. Franky previously starred in both seasons of The naked director in the role of Takei Michiro.

Call me chihiro japanese drama movie coming to netflix in february 2023 lily franky

Fubuki Jun has been cast in the supporting role of Tae. She previously starred in the live-action adaptations of the Full Metal alchemist movies Revenge Scar and Final Transmutation in the role of Pinako Rockbell.

Other supporting cast members of the movie are; Shimada Tetta, Hirata Mitsuru, Negishi Toshie, Wakaba Ryuya, Sakuma Yui, Nagasawa Itsuki, Suzuki Keiichi and Ichikawa Miwako.


What is the running time of the movie?

The film has been confirmed to have a runtime of 131 minutes.


Are you looking forward to watching Call me Chihiro? Let us know in the comments below!

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