Han Hyo Joo Confirmed to Work With Japanese Actor Shun Oguri in New Netflix Rom-Com Drama

Han Hyo Joo teams up with Japanese actor Shun Oguri in a new Netflix rom-com series.

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Keep on reading to know more about their upcoming collaboration!

‘Romantic Anonymous’ To Have Drama Adaptation

Han Hyo Joo
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On March 12, media insiders announced that Han Hyo Joo is confirmed to join forces with Japanese actor Shun Oguri in the romantic-comedy drama “Romantic Anonymous.” In addition, the production will start filming in Japan beginning this March.

“Romantic Anonymous” is based on the 2010 French-Belgian movie of the same name directed by Jean-Pierre Ameris. It will feature the story of a chocolatier who is overly timid but has genius skills and gets a job at a small chocolate shop.

The upcoming drama adaptation will be helmed by Japanese director Sho Tsukikawa, the man behind the movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas,” which received love from Koreans.

Han Hyo Joo & Shun Oguri to Debut as On-Screen Couple in ‘Romantic Anonymous’

Han Hyo Joo, Shun Oguri
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Han Hyo Joo will play the character of a person who is socially phobic but has a genius talent for chocolate confectionery.

Shun Oguri, on the other hand, is the owner of the store where Han Hyo Joo works, and he is also the type of person who gets overly nervous about small things.

Han Hyo Joo and Oguri Shun’s collaboration is expected to attract considerable attention in Korea and Japan.

What We Know More About ‘Romantic Anonymous’ Lead Stars

Han Hyo Joo
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The actress who showed unconventional transformations in her works through Disney Plus’ “Moving” and Netflix’s “Believer 2” has already appeared in Japanese films such as “Clumsy, But Love” and “The Sun Doesn’t Move.”

In addition to her work experience working in Japanese works, Han Hyo Joo’s first romantic-comedy drama in a long time is expected to captivate not only Korean but also Japanese viewers.

Shun Oguri
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Meanwhile, Shun Oguri is one of the veteran and respected actors in Japan, who already has more than 50 movies and 30 dramas produced. Some of his hit works are “Gokusen,” “Hana Yori Dango,” “Hana Kimi,” “Let Me Eat Your Pancreas,” “Gintama,” “Lupin the Third,” and more.

Furthermore, “Romantic Anonymous” is a Japanese work planned and produced by Yong Film, invested by Netflix Japan, and with the participation of a Japanese director, actors, and staff. The series is expected to air on Netflix soon.

Recently, in Japan, Chae Jong Hyeop surprised the viewers with his Netflix series “Eye Love You,” along with Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido, which received love from the viewers.

Recently, Lee Se Young and Kentaro Sakaguchi had their first script reading for their first drama team up in “What Comes After Love.”

Han Hyo Joo and Shun Oguri are the new Korean-Japanese on-screen couple to debut soon!

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