Japan's first gay romance reality show 'The Boyfriend' debuts


"The Boyfriend," Japan's groundbreaking first same-sex romance reality series, premiered Tuesday on Netflix.

Set in a seaside paradise called the "Green Room," the show follows nine diverse men – including a model, a hairstylist and a chef – on a month-long journey of love, friendship and self-discovery. Executive producer Dai Ota emphasizes that while romance is a key element, the series also focuses on “spending time together and experiencing personal growth.”


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