TV Asahi Drama Special 2014 ~ Specialist 2


Date: From 9.00 p.m., 8 March 2014
Cast: Kusanagi Tsuyoshi, Minami Kaho, Ashina Sei, Satoi Kenta, Saito Takumi, Konno Mahiru, Nakamaru Shinsho, Haruta Junichi, Tokui Yu, Miyatake Mio, Hiraoka Yuta, Enami Kyoko, Osugi Ren, Kurotani Tomoka (guest star), Maeda Beverly (guest star), Hasegawa Hatsunori (guest star), Nadaka Tatsuo (guest star), Kamikawa Takaya (guest star)
Synopsis: Mysterious codes written in alphabets and numerals appear on the streets of Kyoto. Stickers with numbers have been pasted in all directions and at street intersections across the city. The curious Takuma Yoshito (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi), Anegakoji Chinami (Minami Kaho), Matsubara Yuiko (Ashina Sei) and Horikawa Kohei (Hiraoka Yuta) who belong to the Kyoto Prefectural Police’s Special Investigation Unit begin to investigate. They figure out that a case will certainly occur at the spots where the stickers have been pasted. Who is the person who has put these alphabets and numerals in place and what is the hidden meaning? At that moment, a dead body is found at the fifth spot with the code. Takuma starts to probe the significance of the stickers and arrives at Sagami Masahiro (Kamikawa Takaya), a prisoner serving time at Shiga Chuo Prison. So Takuma infiltrates the prison he had become familiar with over a period of 10 years in order to meet this man who is called the “scriptwriter” behind the case. 10 years ago, Takuma was arrested and given a 15-year prison sentence for attempted murder because of a wrongful conviction. On the other hand, Kyoto’s leading figures Kiyotaki Etsuko (Maeda Beverly), a member of the House of Representatives; Onchi Yukihiko (Hasegawa Hatsunori), the deputy chairman of Kyoto Daini Medical Association; Demizu Norio (Nadaka Tatsuo), the chairman of the Kansai Board of Education; and the lawyer Higurashi Yusuke (Nakamaru Shinsho) are gathered at the residence of Takakura Kiichiro (Osugi Ren) who is now the commissioner of the Kyoto Prefectural Police. It appears that the four are being threatened by someone. Takakura arranges a security police (Kurotani Tomoka) for Etsuko. In the midst of this, a second murder eventually occurs. And mysterious numerals have been left at the crime scene. The case develops in an unexpected direction, led by the stickers … …
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