Introducing an exciting new series on Netflix! The streaming giant has recently dropped the first trailer for its upcoming live-action original series from Japan, titled “Burn the House Down.” This thrilling revenge drama is set to premiere worldwide on July 13th, and the trailer has already caught the attention of viewers everywhere.
Packed with intense visuals, a gripping story, and a talented cast, “Burn the House Down” promises to be an adrenaline-pumping viewing experience.
Unmasking Secrets: ‘Burn the House Down’ – A Captivating Tale of Revenge
This gripping domestic revenge thriller series is based on the popular manga “Burn the House Down” (Mitarai-ke Enjō Suru), which garnered significant acclaim in Japan from 2017 to 2021.
Mei Nagano, known for her roles in “My Love Story!” and “Hanbun, Aoi,” takes the lead as Anzu Murata, a young woman whose life was shattered when her family home was engulfed in a mysterious fire.
Convinced that her mother was wrongly accused, Anzu goes undercover as a housekeeper, determined to uncover the truth behind the suspicious woman who married her father after the tragic incident. Her goal is to gather evidence and uncover the truth behind the haunting blaze.
English-speaking audiences can now delve into the manga as well, thanks to the release of the English version by Kodansha USA Publishing in June 2022.
Creative Team Behind ‘Burn the House Down’
“Burn the House Down” boasts an exceptional cast, featuring Asuka Kudo, Taishi Nakagawa, Yuri Tsunematsu, Kie Kitano, Mari Hamada, Sakurako Konishi, Michiko Kichise, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, and Kyoka Suzuki.
The series is directed by Yūichirō Hirakawa and Koji Shintoku, known for their notable works such as “Erased,” “Rookies,” “The Promised Neverland,” “Honey Lemon Soda,” and “Hanii.” Screenwriter Arisa Kaneko, renowned for projects like “Orange” and “Helter Skelter,” adds her talent to the team. It is executive produced by Netflix’s Shinichi Takahashi, and the production is a collaboration between Tokyo-based Office Crescendo and Netflix.
Netflix has been expanding its collection of Japanese live-action content, with recent successful releases like “Sanctuary,” “First Love,” “The Makanai: Cooking in the Maiko House,” and the acclaimed second season of “Alice in Borderland.” Upcoming releases include live-action adaptations of iconic mangas “Yu Yu Hakusho” and “City Hunter.”
Get ready to witness the flames of vengeance as Netflix brings forth “Burn the House Down” to a global audience on July 13th!