The crime drama web series Tokyo Vice starring Ansel Elgort is now available on your digital screens, the series is an HBO Max original.
The show is set in Japan Tokyo in the 1990s, revolves around a crime reporter journalist named Jake Adelstein, it is inspired by the life events of Jake, who worked in Japan as a reporter for the country’s one of the largest newspapers Yomiuri Shinbun.
The show is based on his book called Tokyo Vice and is created by J.T. Rogers. Filming of the series started in March 2020 with the delayed production, it finally wrapped up in June 2021.
OTT Release Date
The series was premiered on the digital platform HBO Max on 7 April 2022.
Tokyo Voice is composed of 8 episodes, with the first three episodes premiered on 7 April, further fourth and fifth episodes be premiered on April 14, the sixth and seventh on April 21, and the final episode premiered on April 28.
Now after the premiering on HBO Max the series is made available for worldwide viewers on the streaming platform Lionsgate Play, watch this critically acclaimed series on the platform now as you can stream it for free now.
An American journalist on his quest to find out who really runs Tokyo… Its 1999 and the city is brimming with dark vices. Inspired by a True Story #TOKYOVICE Now streaming exclusively on @lionsgateplayin pic.twitter.com/m3lEqNaFax
— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) April 30, 2022
Star Cast of Tokyo Vice
The show stars Ansel Elgort in the main lead as Jake Adelstein, Ken Watanabe (Hiroto Katagiri), Rachel Keller (Samantha), Ella Rumpf (Polina), Rinko Kikuchi, Hideaki Ito, Show Kasamatsu and Tomohisa Yamashita will be seen playing key roles. Other actors includes Shun Sugata, Masato Hagiwara, Ayumi Tanida and Kosuke Toyohara.
Makers had recently(Mar14) dropped the official trailer of the Tokyo Vice on social media platforms, as per the trailer, crime reporter Jake relocates to Tokyo, Japan in order to work in the Japanese newspaper, the series further depicts, he went on to research the capital’s underworld’s belly so as to expose the vice squad.
The 2 minutes 43 seconds trailer is thrilling and it seems the series will keep you on the edge of the seat.
Watch The Trailer
The crime drama is the amalgamation of two languages English and Japanese and was extensively shot in Tokyo, Japan. Jake, Destin Daniel Cretton, Ansel, Brad Caleb, Brad Caleb Kane, John Lesher, Michael Mann, Alan Paul, J.T. Rogers, Emily Gerson Saines, Kayo Washio, and Ken Watanabe executive produced the show.
It is made under the banner Endeavor Content. The distributors are Warner Media Direct, Endeavor Content, and Wowow.