Entertainment23 September 2022
Netflix will debut Super Teaser Art for ‘First Love’ - a new series inspired by the Hikaru Utada album of the same name.
Netflix today debuted Super Teaser Art for its new series ‘First Love’, directed and written by Yuri Kanchiku, starring Hikari Mitsushima and Takeru Satoh, and inspired by songs written and composed by J-Pop sensation Hikaru Utada. The series tells a spectacular love story that spans over more than 20 years. ‘First Love’ will premiere globally on Netflix on November 24, 2022.
Hikari Mitsushima, Takeru Satoh together with Hikaru Utada's music, is a miraculous combination. A cross-generational love story inspired by “First Love”(1999) and “Hatsukoi”(2018), two seminal songs by Hikaru Utada.
The super teaser art debuted this time shows Yae Noguchi (Hikari Mitsushima) and Harumichi Namiki (Takeru Sato) smiling happily at each other and the snowy world creating a simple beauty.
About “First Love” :The series co-stars Hikari Mitsushima (Sawako Decides) as Yae Noguchi, and Takeru Satoh (Ruroni Kenshin films) as Harumichi Namiki, who play high school sweethearts that meet in the late 90s. Each pursues their dreams while trying to stay together, but fate has other things planned for them, and two decades later, Yae is a single mom to a teenage son, while Harumichi is engaged to marry someone else. However, they soon discover that their love story is not quite over yet… For Hikaru Utada, who has written various songs for scripted series and films in the past, this will be the first ever scripted series directly inspired by their songs.