Japan OTT Release Date, OTT Platform, Time, Cast, Watch Online

Japan Movie OTT Release Date, Time, Cast, OTT platform, Trailer, and many more details can be checked in this article. Japan movie will stream on Netflix from 11 December 2023. Few actors can create magic on screen just with their presence, while few actors try hard to perform as much as possible to grab the attention of the audience. Tamil film industry has actors whose screen presence is valued by fans more than their performances on screen, like actors Vijay and Ajith Kumar, while there are few other actors who can impress audiences both with their presence and performance. Actor Karthi comes under the second category, as he can entertain the audience with his performance and presence on screen.

A new Tamil movie was announced with the title “Japan” a few months earlier, starring Karthi in the lead role. Just with the announcement, this movie has received a very good response from the Tamil audience and the teaser raised more expectations. The shoot of this film has been wrapped and post-production work has been completed. Makers have now released a trailer with the release date of this movie. To know more details about this new movie, read this article completely till the end.

Japan Movie OTT Release Date, Digital Rights, and Satellite Rights

“Japan” movie is written and directed by Raju Murugan, who made his debut as a director with the movie “Cuckoo,” starring Dinesh and Malavika Nair in the lead roles, which received critical acclaim. He got the required attention from the Tamil audience with his next movie, “Joker,” which is a political satire starring Guru Somasudaram in the lead role. His previous movie, “Gypsy,” starring Jiiva, did not meet expectations.

Movie NameJapan 
OTT PlatformNetflix
OTT Release Date11 December 2023
Theatrical Release Date10 November 2023
DirectorRaju Murugan
StarringKarthi, Anu Emmanuel, Sunil, Vijay Milton, and others
LanguageTamil, Telugu, Hindi
Film IndustryKollywood

Japan Movie OTT Release Date

Japan digital rights were acquired by Netflix and the movie will hit the OTT space on 11 December 2023. Actor Karthi is continuing his success streak with all his movies released recently. He was part of the most ambitious Tamil movie, “Ponniyin Selvan,” directed by Mani Ratnam, which received tremendous response from the Tamil audience and the character played by Karthi has been praised, as it is the only character in the movie that provides some comic relief and Karthi’s performance made it more interesting on screen. Major credit for the success of the “Ponniyin Selvan” movie is given to director Mani Ratnam and Karthi.

A trailer for “Japan” has been released recently and it looks like Karthi is sporting a whole new character that he has never played on screen with a complete new look that looks funny. As Karthi never disappoints with his script selection, this movie has already done good business, not just in Tamil but also in Telugu and other languages. After the trailer release, expectations are now sky high for this movie in both languages. This movie is all set to hit theaters on 10 November 2023, and we can expect the OTT release of this movie in the month of December 2023.

Japan Movie OTT Platform (Digital Rights)

Actress Anu Emmanuel is playing the female lead in “Japan.” Anu Emmanuel has been struggling to get opportunities in Telugu and Tamil. She was last seen in the Telugu movie “Ravanasura,” starring Raviteja in the lead role, but the role offered to Anu Emmanuel has no importance at all in the movie. The success of “Japan” is a must for Anu Emmanuel to grab more opportunities in Telugu and Tamil and it is time for her to select the scripts that also have some importance and have a scope to perform.

Actor Sunil from the Telugu film industry is slowly and steadily grabbing some huge offers in Tamil after the success of “Pushpa” in all languages. He was seen in the blockbuster movies “Maaveeran,” starring Sivakarthikeyan in the lead role and “Mark Antony,” starring Vishal and SJ Suryah in the lead roles. It is a good sign in the Indian film industry, as makers are now casting actors from other languages if they think the role suits them. Cinematographer Vijay Milton is playing another prominent role in this movie that is getting ready for a theatrical release this November. The movie team are yet to announce the details of the OTT platform on which the movie will have its digital premiere after its theatrical run.

Theatrical Release Date: 10 November 2023

Digital Rights: Netflix

OTT Release Date: 11 December 2023

Satellite Rights: TBA

Satellite Release Date: TBA


“Japan” revolves around a character named Japan, who is a notorious thief. He steals jewellery worth more than Rs 200 crore, which leads to a big chase to catch him. How he managed to escape and what is the reason behind this theft form the rest of the story.

Cast & Crew

“Japan” movie stars actor Karthi in the lead role, while actress Anu Emmanuel will be seen as female lead opposite him. Other prominent roles in the movie are played by Sunil, Vijay Milton, Jithan Ramesh, KS Ravikumar, Vagai Chandrasekhar and Bava Chelladurai.

“Japan” movie is written and directed by Raju Murugan. This movie is produced by S R Prakash Babu, S R Prabu under the Dream Warrior Pictures banner. Music of this movie is composed by GV Prakash Kumar and the cinematography is handled by S Ravi Varman.

Japan Movie Trailer

Japan Movie OTT: FAQ

  1. Is Japan Released?

    Japan will be released on 10 November 2023

  2. Where can I watch Japan?

    Japan can be watched on Netflix

  3. Is Japan available on OTT?

    No, Japan is not available on OTT but it will be available from 11 December 2023

  4. What is the OTT Release date of Japan Movie?

    The OTT Release date of Japan is on 11 December 2023

  5. Who bought Japan Movie OTT Rights?

    Netflix, Japan OTT rights bagged by Netflix.

  6. What is the Japan OTT Rights Price?

    According to the media reports Japan has been sold to a leading OTT platform Netflix for Rs 6 crores.

Final Words

“Japan” looks like an entertaining subject with a social message, just like the previous movies from the director Raju Murugan. Actor Karthi looks in a new avatar and his way of delivering the dialogue is more funny in this movie. Let us wait for the release of this movie this Diwali to witness this action, comedy and thrilling drama on screen.

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