This is the golden age of binge watching and streaming series. But I find the storytelling cliffhanger formulaic. And reviewing series is time consuming, and the reviews typically have no shelf life.
So I try not to invest in many of those.
But Mr. “Baby Driver,” Tony in “West Side Story” as an American reporter on the Japanese underworld? I’m setting aside the time for that.
Japan remains the most exotic of locales, a manga distillation of east meets west with distinct imprints on sports, romance, sex, gambling, gangsterism and cuisine.
HBO Max, you have our attention.