Watch Johnny’s WEST, the first Johnnys group to star in an Internet based drama, in “Honoo no Tenkousei REBORN” (Blazing Transfer Student) based on Shimamoto Kazuhiko’s popular manga serialized in Weekly Shounen Sunday. The 8-episode Netflix original drama will start streaming worldwide this winter 2017 and will be delivered to 190 countries. Toshio Lee (Detroit Metal City, God is in Bali) will be directing.
Seven transfer students appear at the mysterious elite school “Tanebi Gakuen”, established by Noboru Takizawa who was once called the “Blazing Transfer Student”. Coincidentally, the seven students are named “Kakeru”. They sneak into a problematic school as a transfer student and has the secret mission of improving the school from the inside.
The drama stars the 7-member group Johnny’s West. Member Kiriyama Akito, noted that in their 3rd year anniversary since they debut, they will be challenging the lead roles as a group, they will continue to work hard and hopes that they can turn it into a work that can deliver smiles for people in 190 countries. Netflix Content Director Julian Lai-Hung is excited to be able to collaborate with the group and director Toshio Lee and states that he is very pleased to deliver this special work to the 93 million Netflix users.