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Shun Oguri ...  Takakura Sou / ... 10 episodes, 2009
Hiro Mizushima ...  Kudo Maruo / ... 10 episodes, 2009
Yuriko Yoshitaka Yuriko Yoshitaka ...  Matsunaga Yuki / ... 10 episodes, 2009
Ryô Katsuji ...  Horikawa Keiichi / ... 10 episodes, 2009
Mikihisa Azuma ...  Mashiko Reiji 10 episodes, 2009
Kôtarô Shiga Kôtarô Shiga ...  Suzuki Mitsuo 10 episodes, 2009
Asami Usuda Asami Usuda ...  Tanaka Maki 10 episodes, 2009
Rie Tomosaka Rie Tomosaka ...  Nishioka Yuri 10 episodes, 2009
Kensei Mikami Kensei Mikami ...  Kaizaki Hiroto 10 episodes, 2009
Hiroshi Yazaki Hiroshi Yazaki ...  Kamata Shigeo 10 episodes, 2009
Haruna Kawaguchi Haruna Kawaguchi ...  Takakura Karin 10 episodes, 2009
Takuya Yoshimura Takuya Yoshimura ...  Nakatani Shota 10 episodes, 2009
Yoshiko Tanaka Yoshiko Tanaka ...  Takakura Kyoko 10 episodes, 2009
Nene Ohtsuka Nene Ohtsuka ...  Maijima Misa 10 episodes, 2009
Tomokazu Miura ...  Otomo Kozo 10 episodes, 2009
Hiroichi Ishikawa Hiroichi Ishikawa ...  Gezan 7 episodes, 2009
Shigenori Yamazaki Shigenori Yamazaki ...  Shigeyama Tsuyoshi 5 episodes, 2009
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Takakura So witnessed his father's murder at a young age. Pledging to catch the killer, he grows up to become an elite cop in New York City, where the criminal lives. His character is cool-headed and disciplined, yet adapts well. Because of major drug dealings, he gets sent to Tokyo to conduct a joint investigation with the Japanese police. There, he gets teamed up with, Kudo Maruo, a detective from a special investigative division. Kudo is a hot-blooded fighting expert due to his earlier days as a delinquent, but he makes a strong impression with his stylish appearance and is always interested in going on group dates. His personality, interests, and investigation methods are completely mismatched with Takakura's, but the two somehow work together to crack the case they've been given. Written by https://mydramalist.com/28-tokyo-dogs

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Dogs Indeed
11 January 2014 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

Dog is a Japanese slang for police, and Tokyo Dogs is a story about detectives working in Tokyo.

Sou Takakura (Shun Oguri) is an American trained detective working in Tokyo police department. He's assigned to body guard and various duties involving dangerous criminals. He ends up playing the cat and mouse game with the criminals, both sides vying to get the upper hand. How he corners the criminals, and bring them to justice is the focus of this story.

The stories follow pat formula of detective(s) following various bad guys, and for a Japanese drama there's lot more usage of guns than usual.

Lot better stories, and acting are available if you watch any of the more recent Hong Kong action drama. Better watch those instead of this one.


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