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6/2/16 (Th.)3:01 AMNETFLIX(#101-110) Complete First Season






HIBANA (SPARK) (NETFLIX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/2/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 6/2/16; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, August 2015) Netflix Inc., the world's leading Internet television network, today announced a new Netflix original series based on "HIBANA," the novel by Naoki Matayoshi that won the 153rd Akutagawa Prize, which will premiere globally on Netflix in 2016. "HIBANA" (Spark) is the first novella by the comedian, Haiku Poet and scriptwriter, Naoki Matayoshi. The novella has attracted attention since it was first published in the Japanese magazine, "The Literary World" (February 2015) as a piece of serious literature produced by a popular comedian, and it has garnered high praise for the depth of the tale and the surprising story development. It is the biggest blockbuster of the year and was a candidate for the 28th Mishima Prize and the winner of the 153rd Akutagawa Prize.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Naoki Matayoshi as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available