The Last Cop (2015 TV series)

The Last Cop (ラストコップ) is a Japanese television drama series based on the 2010 German television series Der letzte Bulle.[1][2] The Japanese version was developed by NTV and Hulu Japan.[3] The first episode premiered on NTV on 19 June 2015. It received a viewership rating of 12.9%.[4] The rest of six episodes are streaming on Hulu.

The Last Cop
GenreDrama
Written byTomoharu Satō
Directed by
  • Ryūichi Inomata
  • Hiroto Akashi
  • Makoto Naganuma
Starring
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
Production
Producer(s)
  • Kazuya Toda
  • Hiroyuki Ueno
  • Hiroshi Itō
Release
Original networkNTV
Original release19 June 2015 (2015-06-19)

Toshiaki Karasawa played the lead role of the detective Kōsuke Kyōgoku who was in coma for 30 years, and Nozomi Sasaki played his daughter. Yuki Saito, who sang a hit song in the 1980s, also appeared as a guest role.[5]

In September 2016, the omnibus edition The Last Cop: episode 0 premiered with three episodes. A new television series was scheduled to air in October 2016.[6]

CastEdit

  • Toshiaki Karasawa as Kōsuke Kyōgoku, a detective awakened from 30 years coma
  • Masataka Kubota as Ryōta Mochizuki, a young detective and Kyōgoku's partner
  • Nozomi Sasaki as Yui Suzuki, Kyōgoku's daughter
  • Ichirōta Miyakawa as Makoto Suzuki, a detective married Kyōgoku's ex-wife
  • Emi Wakui as Kanako Suzuki, Kyōgoku's ex-wife
  • Shirō Sano as Yūji Endō, a chief of police
  • Yuki Saito as herself (guest appearance)
  • Funassyi (guest appearance)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hulu Japan to Remake 'The Last Cop'". Variety Media, LLC. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  2. ^ TV THE LAST COP/ラストコップ. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  3. ^ "Press Releases". Nippon Television Network Corporation. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  4. ^ 唐沢寿明×窪田正孝「THE LAST COP/ラストコップ」視聴率12.9%で視聴率TOP!第3話予告動画配信開始! (in Japanese). navicon. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  5. ^ 唐沢主演『THELASTCOP』、『金曜ロードSHOW!』にて6・19放送 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  6. ^ 唐沢寿明×窪田正孝「ラストコップ」が帰ってくる!10月期の新ドラマへ (in Japanese). IID, Inc. Retrieved 2016-09-14.

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