Tokyo DOGS (2009) – Japanese Drama (J-drama) – Review

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Tokyo DOGS was a decent cop drama. Its like most detective shows where each episode focuses on a case to solve while one big case or mystery (related to a main character) is on-going through the series. In this instance (Oguri Shun) one-half of the crime solving duo has pledged his life and career to finding his father’s killer and is sent from New York to Tokyo on a special investigation. There he teams with another detective (Mizushima Hiro). Together they are mismatched but effective.

Full synopsis

Genre: police, detective, crime, mystery, action

Also starring: Yoshitaka Yuriko (Shiroi Haru)

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Fuji TV “first true police drama

Viewer Reviews

Explosion scene shot in Brooklyn, NY:

This series has a good balance of action and comedy making it an enjoyable policing-drama. The storyline is suspenseful enough for you to keep watching but not over-the-top to make you lose interest. Plus its got a pretty popular cast.

Ending theme song Futatsu no Kuchibiru by EXILE:

aparoo says 4/5

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