Japan OTT Release Date: Karthi’s ‘Japan’ OTT will stream on Netflix


  • Japan, the upcoming thriller film’ OTT rights have been reportedly bagged by Netflix
  • It is actor Karthi’s 25th movie
  • Raju Murugan is the director of Japan

Karthi had a great 2022, as he was one of the actors in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan: I. For those who are yet to watch the movie, Karthi portrayed the character of Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyathevan. He was also featured in Sardar, which did decent business at the box office. The year 2023 has also started on a good note for this actor. It is already announced that he will be a part of Ponniyin Selvan: II, which is in post-production. The latest buzz is regarding his 25th movie, which is titled ‘Japan’. On January 16, the makers dropped a brand new poster of the movie.  The movie is yet to make it to cinema halls but its OTT rights have already been sold. Read along to know further details.

Japan OTT Release Date: Where to watch it online

Japan’s digital rights have been bagged by the OTT streaming giant Netflix. Reports peg that the streaming giant has acquired these for a record price but the exact figures have not been revealed.  Netflix India South has shared the poster and also revealed that Japan will be available on the platform in Tamil, Telugu, Malayam and Kannada post its theoretical run.

Japan First Look

On November 14th 2022, ‘Dream Warrior Pictures’ took to their official blue tick Twitter account and shared the first look of Karthi from Japan. The actor also shared the first look, and he shared his excitement on the same. He wrote and be quote —

Excited to start this journey of a quirky guy! #Japan – Made in India. #JapanFirstLook

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Japan OTT Release


Japan — About the film

The movie Japan is currently in the filming stage. It is a Raju Murugan film. It will release in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam theatrically, and we are expecting it to be available on OTT platforms too in these languages, if not more. S.R. Prakash Babu and S.R. Prabhu are the producers of ‘Japan’. It is likely that Karthi’s character name in the film will be the same as the title. It is said to be a crime heist thriller. According to reports, Rashmika Mandanna essays the female lead. Reports also suggest Malayalam actor Sanal Aman will essay a pivotal role in ‘Japan’. Ravi Varman is at the helm of cinematography, and GV Prakash Kumar is in charge of the music. The filming of the movie kickstarted in the first week of November 2022, and the first schedule was wrapped by mid-December. We are looking forward to knowing more details in regard to the storyline and also the films’s release date.