As Jonathan Van Ness would say — are you able to consider? “Queer Eye” goes to Japan.
The Emmy-nominated Netflix present, which manufacturers itself as “more than just a makeover,” dropped a brand new trailer Tuesday, revealing the “Fab Five” are going to Tokyo for a particular four-episode season.
The trailer exhibits the 5 specialists (on style, grooming, design, tradition, and meals and wine) wearing conventional Japanese clothes, consuming sushi, and strolling the nighttime streets of Tokyo.
“I cannot wait to roll up our gorgeous little gay sleeves and get this ball rolling,” Van Ness says within the trailer, to cheers from the opposite 4.
We additionally get a glimpse of the topics — or in “Queer Eye” lingo, the “heroes” — earlier than and after their makeovers. “I want to transform from a rock to a psychedelic flower,” one man says. By the top of the trailer, Tan France is giving him marriage recommendation, the tears are flowing, and he emerges with a spiffy new coiffure.
It appears to be like to be an emotional season — it appears almost everyone within the trailer tears up, from the heroes to the Fab 5 themselves. “We’d tell you to get your tissues ready but you’re going to need power towels,” the official “Queer Eye” Twitter account posted.
There are additionally different well-known faces within the trailer. Kiko Mizuhara, a mannequin and actress, acts because the Fab 5’s Tokyo information, whereas Naomi Watanabe, often called “the Japanese Beyonce,” is a particular featured visitor.
Earlier seasons have to date been set in Georgia and Missouri, making this upcoming season the primary worldwide one. The change in surroundings can also imply a shift within the social points addressed on the present. The Fab 5 and their topics have beforehand mentioned homophobia, non secular religion, and race — distinguished points within the American South. The trailer would not give away what may come up in Tokyo, however potentialities might embrace the quickly getting old inhabitants, low start charges, the issue of connecting, and gender inequality, which have mixed to create a dire nationwide demographic disaster.
The season premieres on Netflix on November 1.