JOKER Yurusarezaru Sosakan

  • Title: Joker Yurusarezaru Sosakan / ジョーカー 許されざる捜査官
  • Genre: Crime
  • Episodes: 10 + Special
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV
  • Synopsis:Date Kazuyoshi (Sakai) is a detective on the Kanagawa prefectural police force. During the day, he is known as a “Buddha” for his gentle personality, pouring all of his energy into resolving each case. At night, however, he transforms into a cruel punisher as his gentleness gives way to his anger towards the criminals. The series poses questions about what justice and evil truly are. –Tokyograph

It may be another cop drama, but this series is very unique.  It’s mysterious, but not too mysterious, and yet it somehow keeps you guessing.  I loved the plot and did not get bored watching it.

The main character is very interesting. Despite his dark past, he seems to have a smile on his face all the time no matter what he is feeling.  His smile is not a superficial fake smile, but rather a smile of innocence.

On a side note, I absolutely love the theme-song for this drama (SCAR by Rip Slyme). On another side note, Ryo (NEWS) is in this drama as well. While I certainly didn’t start watching this drama because of him, I was pleasantly surprised and happy to see him in it. I just love his voice (like when he talks–it’s a weird thing to like, I know).

This series is very interesting, so I recommend you check it out.

My Rating: (3.5/5)

Credits: Dramawiki
You can watch this series over at Viki.

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~ by misunderst0od on November 21, 2010.

One Response to “JOKER Yurusarezaru Sosakan”

  1. […] The song is called Scar and it’s by the group RIP SLYME.   It’s one of their latest singles.  It also happens to be the ending theme song for the currently airing Japanese cop drama Joker: Yarusarezaru Sousakan. […]

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