Giri/Haji, the name of this British television series, is in the Japanese language, which stands the same meaning as Duty/Shame. Created and written by Joe Barton, the show is under the direction of Julian Farino and Ben Chessell and is one of the popular crime shows on Netflix.
The country origin of this series in the United Kingdom, whereas its shooting is set in Tokyo and London. The show has a mind-blowing storyline and is available in two languages, English and Japanese. As the name of the show suggests, the series is a crime-thriller genre with a fantastic depiction of action scenes.
This popular series, Giri/Haji is a production of Sister pictures with Susie Liggat as its producer. Together with Chris Fry, Jane Featherstone, Julian Farino, and Joe Barton as the executive producers of the show. The series aired first on its original network BBC two and later on an international platform, where it received massive fame.
The launch of this mind-blowing show took place on October 17, 2019, in the United Kingdom, whereas the international release of the series took place on January 10, 2020, on Netflix. With BBC as the distributor of the show, the series has made commendable success and is loved by the fans.
The first season of Giri/Haji consists of 8 episodes with a running time of 56-60 minutes, each episode. After the release of the first season of this series and the crew receiving huge fame for it, the only question in the minds of the viewers was Whether Giri/Haji would have another season or not?
Well, considering how neither Netflix nor BBC has given any updates on the confirmation or cancellation of the next season of the show, it is not possible to put any surety on whether there will be another season or not. However, getting into the storyline of the first season, it seems as if the show holds a lot more than what was there in the latest season.
The plot of the first season held an amazing storyline and ended with suspense. Therefore, it seems as if the writer of the show, has given the first season a story which will be picked by its following season. It was also mentioned by the creator of the show, that there is a lot left in Giri/Haji for the fans to see.
So, taking the hints positively, the coming of another season seems possible. Therefore, it is expected that the renewing of the second season of Giri/Haji, will presumably happen sometime in 2021, followed by the release of the season, too, in late 2021. However, given the current pandemic situation, it is natural for the crew of the show to not put updates on the upcoming season, as its release can be delayed due to a delay in the production and shooting. Therefore, just keeping the hopes up is suggested for the fans.
Giri/Haji : Cast and Characters
Starring, Takehiro Hira is playing the lead role of Kenzo Mori, a Japanese detective, Kelly Macdonald, portraying Sarah Weitzmann and Yōsuke Kubozuka as Yuto Mori, Kenzo’s younger brother.
Together with, Aoi Okuyama as Taki Mori, Will Sharpe playing the role of Rodney Yamaguchi, Justin Long portraying Ellis Vickers, Masahiro Motoki as Fukuhara and Sophia Brown playing the role of Donna Clark, who are too spotted in the show quite often. The possible upcoming season of the show is too expected to have these characters, with the same people playing their respective roles and is expected to be as amazing as the latest one.
Plot: What Could Happen In The Approaching Season?
The plot of this crime genre series centers around Kenzo Mori, who is a Japanese detective in the show. The storyline of the show starts with Kenzo, coming to London in search of his younger brother Yuto, who is being considered dead. With the elder brother being a detective and younger one being accused of killing the nephew of a person belonging to a high profile gang, the story takes a turn.
As Kenzo struggles to find the truth between his younger brother being alive or dead, his struggles lead him to DC Sarah Weitzmann, who is a metropolitan police in London. The story moves further ahead, with Kenzo trying to take care of his family in Tokyo while continuing the search of finding his brother and getting acquainted with the underworld of London. With the first part of the series being so thriller and amazing, there is a high expectation from the possible upcoming season of the show, too, from the fans’ end.