Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey

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  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (129)

Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey is a reality TV show that follows the journey of six young people from Japan on a search for love and adventure in Africa. The show is a spin-off of the original Ainori Love Wagon that aired in Japan in the early 2000s. The six participants, three men and three women, come from various backgrounds and professions. Each one is looking for love and a chance to grow as a person. They are sent on a two-month road trip across Africa in a brightly colored Love Wagon, which serves as their home throughout the journey.

The show has a unique format. The participants are paired up based on their compatibility tests, and these pairs are then given a week to travel from one destination to the next. Each week, they are joined by a new member who replaces the person who is least compatible with the group. Each episode captures the unique experiences of the participants at each destination and their interactions with the locals. Viewers are entertained by the different personalities of the participants and how they handle the cultural differences as they travel through different African countries.

One of the standout features of Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey is its beautiful scenery. The show takes viewers on a breathtaking journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in Africa. From the savannas of Tanzania to the beaches of Zanzibar, viewers get a chance to experience the beauty and diversity of Africa. The participants also get to engage in a range of exciting activities such as wildlife safaris, camping out in the wilderness, and exploring local culture and customs.

The show also touches on some serious issues faced by Africa. The participants meet locals who share their stories, such as disabled children in a South African township or Liberians who survived the Ebola epidemic. Viewers are exposed to the impact of issues such as poverty, political instability, and disease on the local people.

The show's host, Becky, is a former Japanese pop star who brings energy and humor to the show. She helps to guide the participants throughout their journey, encouraging them to be their best selves. She also adds a touch of glamor to the show with her colorful outfits and high-energy personality.

Overall, Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey is a captivating show that offers a unique blend of love and adventure. The show's compelling format, beautiful scenery, and diverse cast of characters keep viewers entertained throughout. It's the perfect show for anyone who loves travel, adventure, and a good old fashioned love story.

Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (22 episodes). The series first aired on January 30, 2020.

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22. Vintage
January 30, 2020
Aonyan gives Genove her response to his confession. The remaining members move on to Zanzibar, where Husky opens up to Joy-kun about her past.
You're like a Toilet to Me
21. You're like a Toilet to Me
January 30, 2020
Husky reflects on her mountain trek and how it's affected her view of Joy-kun. Having finished the climb, Hide informs the group about a big decision.
The Place from My Dreams
20. The Place from My Dreams
January 30, 2020
On the final leg of the trek, all seven members make their way to the top of the summit, but the extreme conditions take a physical toll.
Mount Kilimanjaro-The Prologue
19. Mount Kilimanjaro-The Prologue
January 30, 2020
The members begin their six-day trek to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. During the long ascent, Joy-kun tries to connect with Husky.
Like Moths to a Flame
18. Like Moths to a Flame
January 30, 2020
As Genove causes a stir amongst the members, Hide proposes climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, a challenge that ended prematurely for him 15 years ago.
What You Gave Me
17. What You Gave Me
January 30, 2020
Husky decides to spend the day with Genove, to Joy-kun's frustration. The members visit the famous archaeological site of Laetoli.
The Beast Descends
16. The Beast Descends
January 30, 2020
The remaining five members board a plane to Tanzania, where two new members join: idol cafe proprietor Aonyan and former host club manager Genove.
I Can't Confess
15. I Can't Confess
January 30, 2020
O-ji plans a surprise for Kou while camping on an island in Lake Kivu, but a fierce storm stops him. The next morning, Kou makes an announcement.
The Prince of the Uninhabited Island
14. The Prince of the Uninhabited Island
January 30, 2020
Joy-kun asks the staff to have Husky meet him outside; O-ji worries about Kou, who's still very ill. Next the members visit Lake Kivu.
Time to Shine
13. Time to Shine
January 30, 2020
With Kou and Yuina out sick, Husky is the only female member on the love wagon. When she gets sick too, the men try to think of ways to cheer them up.
The African Miracle
12. The African Miracle
January 30, 2020
At a rural hospital, the members observe the country's drone delivery system for blood transfusions. They also learn about the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
The Girl Who Never Got Picked
11. The Girl Who Never Got Picked
January 30, 2020
The Love Wagon rolls on to Rwanda, where new members await: dance instructor Yuina and ninja buff Joy-kun. Ill with typhoid, Kou goes on ahead.
Hold On...
10. Hold On...
January 30, 2020
One couple's blossoming love shows signs of strain during an overnight camping trip to Lake Victoria. Su-su decides to confess to Haribo.
Dumplings, Eggs, and Shu-mai
9. Dumplings, Eggs, and Shu-mai
January 30, 2020
Hide and the driver take Shu-mai to see a love shaman, who prescribes a magical meal to capture Su-su's affections. Then Haribo returns to the van.
A Job for a Nurse
8. A Job for a Nurse
January 30, 2020
With help from his friends, Shu-mai gets a makeover, and one of the members takes a liking to Hide. The group speaks with some former child soldiers.
The Ugliest Man in Uganda
7. The Ugliest Man in Uganda
January 30, 2020
Haribo's health worsens, worrying Su-su in particular. The members meet "Uganda's ugliest man," one of the country's many disabled people.
Ulterior Motives
6. Ulterior Motives
January 30, 2020
Hide gets a chilly reception. Encouraged by Husky, Shu-mai tries to talk to Su-su along the White Nile, but she has her eye on someone else.
Never Fight a Losing Battle
5. Never Fight a Losing Battle
January 30, 2020
U-zi, who's never asked a girl out before, musters the courage to confess to Kou. The Love Wagon makes its way into the next country: Uganda.
Winner's Love
4. Winner's Love
January 30, 2020
After a tandem bicycle outing, Shu-mai talks to Su-su. With U-zi still thinking about leaving, the members head to the highlands for a race.
The Perfume Doused Hoodie
3. The Perfume Doused Hoodie
January 30, 2020
Without his cellphone, U-zi doesn't know how to tell if Kou likes him back. To get her to notice him, he does something a little strange.
Where's the Pink?
2. Where's the Pink?
January 30, 2020
The members visit Kibera, the largest slum on the continent. They stop by the Ainori school that was founded in 2005 and meet some of its graduates.
Uncharted Lands
1. Uncharted Lands
January 30, 2020
The new members assemble in the first country on their journey: Kenya. Before heading out on safari, Shu-mai learns he shares a birthday with Su-su.
Where to Watch Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey
Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    January 30, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (129)