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Joker: Yurusarezaru sôsakan 

"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 ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Masato Sakai Masato Sakai ...  Date Kazuyoshi / ... 10 episodes, 2010
Anne Watanabe ...  Asuka Miyagi 10 episodes, 2010
Ryô Nishikido Ryô Nishikido ...  Kudo Kenji 10 episodes, 2010
Masayuki Akamaru Masayuki Akamaru ...  Watanabe Toshihiko 10 episodes, 2010
Hiroo Andô Hiroo Andô 10 episodes, 2010
Hiroyuki Hirayama Hiroyuki Hirayama ...  Kurusu Junnosuke / ... 10 episodes, 2010
Masahiro Inoue Masahiro Inoue ...  Takemoto Kanji 10 episodes, 2010
Takeshi Kaga ...  Izutsu Masaaki 10 episodes, 2010
Tomomi Maruyama ...  Miyagi Natsuki 10 episodes, 2010
Takuya Nagaoka Takuya Nagaoka ...  Todoroki Yasuki 10 episodes, 2010
Toshimitsu Ochi Toshimitsu Ochi 10 episodes, 2010
Ren Osugi ...  Mikami Kuniharu 10 episodes, 2010
Ryô ...  Katagiri Saeko 10 episodes, 2010
Arata Saeki Arata Saeki ...  Mizoguchi Kiichi 10 episodes, 2010
Rin Suzuki Rin Suzuki ...  Takigawa Mina / ... 10 episodes, 2010
Masayoshi Takeshima Masayoshi Takeshima ...  Ichimura Shigenori 10 episodes, 2010
Yuichi Tsuchiya Yuichi Tsuchiya ...  Hotta Teruo 10 episodes, 2010
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"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.com

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acting and theme song saves this one
23 February 2011 | by dumsumdumfaiSee all my reviews

It has a long term storey as well as episodic one. That is what is good about these 10 issue JP dramas. Some other shows are purely episodic, which is a bit disappointing, since the series is short - why not do something with it?

Joker is such, it has some twist, but good background story on vigilante police actions for crimes that might be difficult to go to court.

Nothing too unusual, too complex, not too outstanding even. But the cast saves this. Especially the character Sato (translate to real person?). He is so understated, so restrain, and so subtle. And that's why people call him Buddha That it works for the plot.

And the theme music, it is dramatic but makes up for the cases and the underlying anger within the main protagonist. It fits him to a T.


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