Rhys Darby: Big in Japan
4 x 60 minutes for TVNZ1, Network Ten Australia (2020)
Beloved New Zealand comedian Rhys Darby embarks on an epic adventure throughout Japan, bringing his unique style of comedy to unusual and challenging experiences with hilarious and heartwarming results. On Rhy’s first trip to Japan he hopes to become a better person and develop his craft as a comedian. Over four episodes he grows from fumbling foreigner into Rhys Darby v2.0 with a deep understanding of what it means to be Japanese, including insider knowledge on Japanese mascot culture, Samurai training and Japan’s centuries old comedy scene.