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Drawing Closer: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast And More

Drawing Closer

Grab a box of tissues and brace yourself for an emotional ride with Takahiro Miki’s upcoming movie, Drawing Closer. Miki is best known for his work in movies like Even If This Love Disappears from the World Tonight, The Door into Summer, and Your Eyes Tell.

It is safe to say that this Japanese director knows his way around the drama and romance genre, which brings us to his latest project, and we’re here to tell you all about it.

The release date of Drawing Closer is just around the corner, so make sure you stick around until the end of this article to learn everything you need to know about it, from the plot to the cast and much more, because you wouldn’t want to miss out on this.

What is the Plot of Drawing Closer?

The premise of Drawing Closer follows the lives of two young people who only have a limited time left, but are on a mission to make sure that this time left should be used well, as they strive to keep one another company and be as happy as life lets them.

The story is a tear-jerker with several heartwarming moments, twists and turns, and much more as we follow the lives of Haruna Sakurai and Akihito Hayasaka.

The official trailer of Drawing Closer gives the viewers a quick glimpse into what they can expect from the movie, which is filled to the brim with emotional moments and lessons of life.

The Cast of Drawing Closer

Drawing Closer has a talented cast of actors and actresses, with some familiar faces, especially if you have invested your time in Japanese cinema. Ren Nagase (The Midnight Maiden War, According To Our Butler) and Natsuki Deguchi (The Gift of Your Heart, Blue Moment) will play the lead roles of Akihito Hayasaka and Haruna Sakurai in Drawing Closer.

The Cast of Drawing Closer
Credit: Netflix

Also joining the cast of the upcoming romance movie are Mayu Yokota (Mars: Zero No Kakumei, Mr. Hiiragi’s Homeroom), Fumino Kimura (The Fable, City Hunter), Nene Ôtsuka (Ossan’s Love Returns, Dr. Coto’s Clinic), and Yasuko Matsuyuki (Hula Girls, My Sweet Grappa Remedies) amongst others.

When and Where Can You Watch Drawing Closer?

As we mentioned earlier, the release date of Drawing Closer is just around the corner as the romance movie is set to be released on June 27, 2024. It will be available to stream on Netflix, so don’t forget to update your subscription for the streaming platform and mark your calendars for this Japanese movie.


The more you know about Drawing Closer, the more emotional it gets, which is why we recommend adding this movie to your watchlist. In addition, do make sure you check out our review of the same following its release.

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