English Teachers, a new web TV show, is a series of films showing the lighter side of life as an English teacher in Japan. The series follows Japan newbie Tom as he finds his feet, learns the norms and gets to grips with life in an eikaiwa.
The series can best be described as part drama, part comedy and stars Jonathan Sherr, star of the recent Japanese movie, “Darling wa Gaikokujin” (My Darling is a Foreigner).
The first season of English Teachers will have 8 episodes with a new one being released every two weeks. You can watch the first one below to get a flavour of it and find the rest on the official YouTube channel, or Facebook page.
The official blurb:
English Teachers is officially sponsored by Subway Japan© and currently has over thirty service and media partners. Written by teachers who live and work in Japan and featuring a top-notch international cast of comedy actors, including Jonathan Sherr, Ananda Jacobs, Michael Kruse, Lindsay Sakamoto, Michael Walker, and Guy Totaro, English Teachers promotes a new and hilarious view of modern Japan and the billion-dollar English conversation industry.
All episodes of English Teachers will include optional Japanese subtitles. There will be 8 episodes in season one, which is being released online at www.englishteachersseries.com and through our YouTube channel every two weeks starting September 18th 2010.
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