Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan

Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan (Japanese: ジョーカー 許されざる捜査官, Joker: Unforgiven Investigator) is a 2010 Japanese crime drama television series developed by Hideaki Tatematsu and Masaru Ōta from Fuji TV and Kyodo Television respectively. It stars Masato Sakai in his first leading role as mild-mannered detective Date Kazuyoshi of the Kanagawa Prefectural Police [ja], Investigation Division 1.[2] Starring alongside Sakai is Ryō Nishikido and Anne Watanabe, the latter using the mononym "Anne".

Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan
GenreCrime drama
Developed byHideaki Tatematsu[1]
Masaru Ōta[1]
Written byShōgo Mutō[1]
Directed byMasato Hijikata
Junichi Tsuzuki
Junichi Ishikawa
StarringMasato Sakai
Ryō Nishikido
Ending theme"Scar" by RIP SLYME[1]
ComposerAkio Izutsu[1]
Country of originJapan
No. of episodes10
ProducersHideki Inada[1]
Reiko Nagai[1]
Running time45–60 minutes
Production companiesFuji TV
Kyodo Television[1]
Original networkFuji TV
Original release13 July (2010-07-13) –
14 September 2010 (2010-09-14)


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A DVD box set for the series was released on January 19, 2011. Bonus materials include a behind-the-scenes featurette, an interview with the cast, textless ending sequence, and the series trailer.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "JOKER ジョーカー 許されざる捜査官". Fuji TV (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network, Inc. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "第1回 2010年7月13日(火)放送 あらすじ". Fuji TV (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network, Inc. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Joker Yurusarezaru Sousakan Dvd-Box". HMV & Books Online (in English and Japanese). Lawson Entertainment, Inc. Retrieved 31 March 2020.

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