WOWOW Police Drama Specials 2011

Beat
Date: From 10.00 p.m., 13 February 2011
Cast: Okuda Eiji, Kora Kengo, Mizuno Erina, Okamura Tomofumi, Uda Takaki, Sato Megumi, Miyazaki Yoshiko, Hirata Mitsuru, Shiomi Sansei, Ogata Naoto
Synopsis: Assistant Inspector Shimazaki (Okuda Eiji) of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police’s Second Investigative Division is grappling with a problem. His eldest son, Jotaro (Okamura Tomofumi), had divulged confidential information on an ongoing investigation into Nichiwa Bank’s suspected accounting fraud, to Tomioka, a Nichiwa Bank employee and alumni of the judo team. Shimazaki decides to sell out his organisation in order to protect Jotaro, but Tomioka is killed by someone during the investigation. Relief takes over as his worry that the secret will be leaked disappears. However, his second son, Shinji (Kora Kengo), suddenly emerges as a suspect in that murder case. Shinji, who has dropped out of school and leads an aimless life, had rebelled against his father’s constant pursuit of discipline, integrity and austerity and imperiousness in just about everything, but unable to believe that his son would abruptly commit murder, Shimazaki begins to investigate his movements by himself. Is Shinji the true culprit behind Tomioka’s murder?
Website: www.wowow.co.jp/beat

Douki
Date: From 10.00 p.m., 20 February 2011
Cast: Matsuda Ryuhei, Kuriyama Chiaki, Arai Hirofumi, Takenaka Naoto
Synopsis: Udagawa (Matsuda Ryuhei), a detective from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police’s First Investigative Division, has a rival. That person is his contemporary, Soga (Arai Hirofumi), a man with no desire for career advancement, but was asked to join Public Security on the strength of his abilities. However, Soga is suddenly given a dishonourable discharge without any reason. A worried Udagawa searches for his whereabouts, and comes under pressure within the police organisation. In addition, Soga’s name emerges as a suspect in some murder case … A passion which Udagawa had never had rises up in him as he entertains doubts about the ‘police organisation’ for the first time. It does not matter even if he is sacked. He will help Soga!
Website: www.wowow.co.jp/douki

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