The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Series Premiere

When does "The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House" start on Netflix? Will The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House be a successful show? Who is in the cast? Where to watch trailer & more. In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the new Netflix series.

What Is The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House About?

The series is based on the manga MAIKO-SAN CHI NO MAKANAI-SAN by Aiko Koyama (Weekly Shonen Sunday). Set in the Geiko district of Kyoto, the protagonist Kiyo becomes a Makanai (person who cooks meals) at a house where Maiko (apprentice Geikos) live together. The story depicts the everyday life of Kiyo Maiko Sumire, her childhood friend who came with her from Aomori to Kyoto, amid a vibrant world of Geiko and Maiko courtesans and delicious food.

Nana Mori plays Kiyo, the Makanai at the Maiko House, Natsuki Deguchi plays Sumire, who comes from Aomori with Kiyo and is believed to be a “once-a-century talent” as a Maiko. Aju Makita plays Ryoko, the high school daughter of the manager of the Maiko House. Keiko Matsuzaka plays Chiyo, the previous manager of the Maiko House who still plays a key role in its operation. Ai Hashimoto plays Momoko, the most popular Geiko. Mayu Matsuoka plays Yoshino, a former peer of Momoko who decides to return back to the path of the Geiko. Takako Tokiwa plays Azusa, the manager of the Maiko House and Ryoko’s mother.

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The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Season 1 Release Date

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Season 1 release date is announced by Netflix.
The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Season 1 Premiere Date — ✔️ January 12, 2023
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The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Season 1 Trailer

Netflix released the official promo/trailer for season 1. Watch it below:

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