A Sinner's Lie 

Zainin no uso (original title)
High flying Tokyo attorney Takuya Kasahara helps acquit a serial rapist and murderer, kicking off a series of tragic and violent events.






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Series cast summary:
Hideaki Itô 5 episodes, 2014
Ken'ichi Takitô Ken'ichi Takitô 5 episodes, 2014
Yoshino Kimura 5 episodes, 2014
Aoi Nakamura 5 episodes, 2014
Michitaka Tsutsui Michitaka Tsutsui 5 episodes, 2014
Tatsuya Nakadai 5 episodes, 2014
Kanji Tsuda Kanji Tsuda 5 episodes, 2014
Naoto Takenaka 5 episodes, 2014
Kiyohiko Shibukawa Kiyohiko Shibukawa 5 episodes, 2014
Takuma Otoo Takuma Otoo 5 episodes, 2014
Kaoru Okunuki Kaoru Okunuki 5 episodes, 2014
Tokio Emoto Tokio Emoto 5 episodes, 2014
Reiko Kataoka Reiko Kataoka 5 episodes, 2014
Toshiyuki Kitami Toshiyuki Kitami 5 episodes, 2014
Masahiro Kômoto Masahiro Kômoto 5 episodes, 2014
Hidekazu Mashima Hidekazu Mashima 5 episodes, 2014
Yutaka Matsushige 5 episodes, 2014
Ken'ichi Yajima Ken'ichi Yajima 5 episodes, 2014
Kokoro Kuge Kokoro Kuge 5 episodes, 2014
Yukichi Kobayashi Yukichi Kobayashi 5 episodes, 2014
Sei Itô Sei Itô 5 episodes, 2014
Kôta Ohshima Kôta Ohshima 5 episodes, 2014
Yû Inaba Yû Inaba 5 episodes, 2014
Riku Ohnishi Riku Ohnishi 5 episodes, 2014
Ken Aoki Ken Aoki 5 episodes, 2014


High flying Tokyo attorney Takuya Kasahara helps acquit a serial rapist and murderer, kicking off a series of tragic and violent events.

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31 August 2014 (Japan) See more »

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16:9 HD
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