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The Naked Director

16 episodes
2 seasons
73user 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. Adapted from a novel about the man, this series depicts the character, his art, vision and his interactions with the approving and disapproving folk around him.

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Season 3


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

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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.

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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.

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Takayuki Yamada
Toru Muranishi
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Shinnosuke Mitsushima
Toshi Arai
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Misato Morita
Megumi Sahara (Kaoru Kuroki)
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Tetsuji Tamayama
Kenji Kawada
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Tokio Emoto
Kôsuke Mitamura
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Sairi Ito
Junko Koseda
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Takenori Goto
Rugby Goto
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Jun Kunimura
Iori Furuya
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Ami Tomite
Naoko Yamamoto
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Nuno Uraji
Midori Azumi
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Yusaku Mori
Kunihiko Katashima
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Kanae Otsuka
Maiko Kitamura
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Mariya Nishiuchi
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