You cannot miss this series as actor and comedian Rhys Darby embarks on a hilarious off-beat adventure throughout Japan bringing his unique style of comedy to unusual and challenging experiences, with hilarious and heartwarming results. Over 4 episodes, Rhys grows from fumbling foreigner into Rhys Darby 2.0 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.

The series begins 8:30pm on Thursday 4 June on TVNZ 1! Stay tuned for it’s Australian air date.