Detective Yuri Rintaro

Aired on Tuesdays from June 16th, 2020

Detective Yuri Rintaro

Story

Yuri Rintaro (由利麟太郎), an ordinary gray-haired gentleman, is a calm and collected guy, who actually has a reputation as a “crime psychologist” in Kyoto, Japan. He used to be a head of Crime Squad of Serious Crime Investigation of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, but quit his job because of one special case and moved to Kyoto where he spent his younger days as a student. Now he is a crime psychologist as well as “consulting detective” even to the police.

Shunsuke Mitugi (三津木俊助) is an aspiring mystery writer who helps Yuri Rintaro to solve the crime mysteries.

Based on the novels by prestigious Japanese crime novelist Seishi Yokomizo (横溝正史), “Detective Yuri Rintaro” is a long-awaited drama series not only for mystery novel lovers but for all the drama lovers. Bizarre murder cases, solving mysteries, complicated human relationship… the best buddy drama from ancient capital in Japan.

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Cast

Koji Kikkawa
Jun Shison

Seiichi Tanabe
Donguri
Takehiro Kimoto

episode1

Yuri Rintaro, an ordinary gray-haired gentleman, is a calm and collected guy, who actually has a reputation as a “crime psychologist” in Kyoto. He used to be a head of the crime squad of a serious crime investigation of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, but quit his job because of one special case and moved to Kyoto….

episode2

Emma works as a hostess at a club in Gion, but recently she has been plagued by a nightmare of being attacked by an inexplicable "black shadow.” When she is in a shop, resting in her room, or even in the arms of her boyfriend, the "black shadow" suddenly appears, terrifying her…

episode3

When a model who appeared at a costume party, comes back from her performance, she encounters a clown at the VIP booth with a beautiful vial of perfume that appears to be a sample. However, when she gets hold of it, her model friend takes it away from her leading to unforeseen circumstances…

episode4

An opera and soprano star, Sakura and other members of the orchestra have finished their performance in Tokyo, as they begin to prepare for their next stage in Osaka. However, the next day, they all gather at the venue and notice that Sakura is not there…

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