Genre: Detective, Mystery, Comedy
Season: Spring 2012
TV Station: TBS
Theme Song: “Jiyuu E Michizuru” by Shiina Ringo
Starring: Nakai Masahiro, Kitamura Kazuki, Kuriyama Chiaki, Tamamori Yuta, Riju Go, Murakami Hiroaki
My Personal Reason for Watching: A drama that has a couple of Johnnys talents and Kitamura Kazuki?? Yes, please! It also seemed like an interesting plot.
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I am back with another drama review! I finally finished “ATARU” after two years of putting it off (I watched it in Japan when it aired, but I re-watched it with subtitles this time for a refresher. I also just created an outfit inspired by Ataru/Chokozai here). “ATARU” is another detective drama that came out in the spring season of 2012 (along with “Mikeneko Holmes no Suiri” which I also reviewed and “Kagi No Kakatta Heya” which I’ll be watching soon). This drama is about a man named ATARU (when we meet him, he is only known as “Chokozai”) who has savant syndrome (played by Nakai Masahiro). He is found by a detective on paid leave, Ebina Maiko (Kuriyama Chiaki), and helps the police station along with chief Sawa (Kitamura Kazuki) to solve murders that would otherwise be considered as “discarded cases” (i.e. accidents, suicides, etc.). If you would like a more detailed summary, please click here.
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