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Source: Netflix

'Terrace House' Alum Reveals the Japanese Show Is More Staged Than You'd Think

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The Japanese reality show known to us as Terrace House has been fascinating viewers around the world since it made its initial debut in 2012. Now entering its latest season, the first set in Tokyo, Terrace House follows six strangers — three men and three women, usually in their 20s — as they live, work, and date each other under one roof. 

For anyone remotely interested in Japanese culture, it's a must-watch. But viewers who've caught any of the five seasons to date might not be able to help but wonder whether Terrace House is scripted, or whether it's all as real as it purports to be