The Naked Director

2019
16 episodes
2 seasons
76user score

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.

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Seasons

Season 3

ended

There won't be a season 3, the show has ended.

Season 2

8 episodes
Jun 24, 2021

Flush with success, Muranishi aims for the stars, vowing to launch his own satellite TV channel. But the higher he flies, the farther he has to fall.

Season 1

8 episodes
Aug 8, 2019

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.

Casting
Takayuki Yamada
Toru Muranishi
Shinnosuke Mitsushima
Toshi Arai
Misato Morita
Megumi Sahara (Kaoru Kuroki)
Tetsuji Tamayama
Kenji Kawada
Tokio Emoto
Kôsuke Mitamura
Sairi Ito
Junko Koseda
Takenori Gotô
Rugby Goto
Jun Kunimura
Iori Furuya
Network
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Content rating
TV-MA
18
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