Netflix announced that their upcoming Japanese comedy series, Ariyoshi Assists, will premiere on the streaming service on Tuesday, March 14. The ten-part series features the popular Japanese TV host Hiroiki Ariyoshi.
Ariyoshi Assists stars ten guest hosts, including artists and professional athletes, who will each host their own episode with the assistance of Hiroiki Ariyoshi. Every episode has a distinct theme and format designed to emphasize the unique talents of the hosts. Also, it features veteran and up-and-coming comedians who compete to win the various segments suggested by the hosts while simultaneously attempting to crack jokes about the ridiculous setups that Ariyoshi randomly presents to them.
The guest hosts include GENERATIONS, IKKO, Summers, Tenshin Nasukawa, Maaya Uchida, AHN MIKA, Ken Horiuchi, Fuwachan, Ryoff Karma, and Rino Sashihara with =Love.
The comedians are Eiji Kotouge, Toshiaki Kasuga, Tetsuya Morita, Takushi Tanaka, Soichi Nakaoka, Eiko Kano, Kayoko Okubo, Hironobu Komiya and Shuji Aida, Masanori Hasegawa, and Takashi Watanabe, and Koji Yamamoto and Futoshi Seki.
The creators of Nippon TV’s Ariyoshi no Kabe and Ariyoshi Zemi, Kazuaki Hashimoto and Toshiyuki Yokozawa, are the series’ producers.
About Ariyoshi Assists TV Show
Hiroiki Ariyoshi, one of the most famous and popular hosts in Japanese TV today, will assist 10 guest hosts, including artists and professional athletes, who will each host their own episode. Every episode is built around a unique concept and format catered to highlight the special talents of the hosts. Experienced comedians including both veterans and up-and-comers participate and attempt to conquer the various segments proposed by the hosts, all while trying to land jokes about the absurd set-ups that Ariyoshi suddenly throws at them. Will Ariyoshi successfully assist the hosts? What results is the wildest, funniest variety show bourne out of maximum passion and unpredictable moments.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.