Drama: Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san
Native Title: 舞妓さんちのまかないさん
Also Known As: Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House , Kiyo in Kyoto , The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House
Screenwriter & Director: Koreeda Hirokazu, Sato Takuma
Genres: Food, Comedy, Life
Aired: 2022 – ?
Original Network: Netflix
Hardworking Female Lead,Female Centered Plot,Best Friends,Geisha,Cooking,Adapted From A Manga,Friendship
Kiyo and Sumire are childhood friends from Aomori Prefecture who move to Kyoto to become maiko. During their training, Sumire is praised for her talent and diligence. Kiyo, meanwhile, has difficulty learning the basic skills and is eventually expelled. However, Kiyo’s talent in cooking is discovered, and she is hired as the new cook of the maiko house. Kiyo is happy with her new role: supporting Sumire and the other maiko through her cooking.