Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan
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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, Investigation Division 1. Starring alongside Sakai is Ryō Nishikido and Anne Watanabe, the latter using the mononym "Anne".
|Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan|
|Developed by||Hideaki Tatematsu|
|Written by||Shōgo Mutō|
|Directed by||Masato Hijikata|
|Ending theme||"Scar" by RIP SLYME|
|Country of origin||Japan|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Running time||45–60 minutes|
|Production companies||Fuji TV|
|Original network||Fuji TV|
|Original release||13 July –|
14 September 2010
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.
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