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Bayside Shakedown (1998)

Odoru daisosasen (original title)
Aoshima, a police detective working in the Bayside Precinct, is continually frustrated by the hierarchy and red tape that plague the system. His friend Muroi is climbing the ladder of the ... See full summary »

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Katsuyuki Motohiro
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûji Oda Yûji Oda ... Shunsaku Aoshima
Toshirô Yanagiba Toshirô Yanagiba ... Shinji Muroi
Eri Fukatsu ... Sumire Onda
Miki Mizuno Miki Mizuno ... Yukino Kashiwagi
Chôsuke Ikariya Chôsuke Ikariya ... Heihachiro Waku
Sôichirô Kitamura Sôichirô Kitamura ... Wangan Police Station chief Kanda
Takehiko Ono Takehiko Ono ... Kengo Hakamada
Kyôko Koizumi ... Manami Hyuga
Kenta Satoi Kenta Satoi ... Jiro Uozumi
Yûsuke Santamaria Yûsuke Santamaria ... Masayoshi Mashita
Toshio Kakei ... Kentaro Shinjo
Daisuke Ryû ... Ohbayashi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kuniyasu Atsumi Kuniyasu Atsumi
Shigeru Kôyama Shigeru Kôyama ... Tokyo Metropolitan Police Station vice-chief Toshiaki Yoshida
Jun Oda Jun Oda
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Aoshima, a police detective working in the Bayside Precinct, is continually frustrated by the hierarchy and red tape that plague the system. His friend Muroi is climbing the ladder of the police bureaucracy. Muroi has made a pact with Aoshima that while Aoshima looks after the streets, Muroi would make life easier for the cops on the beat. One day in Bayside, a series of events turns the small station upside down. A corpse is found in the river, then the Police Commissioner is kidnapped, leading to the Metropolitian Police Department to take over the investigation which is led by Murai. Will he be true to his pact with Aoshima and co-operate with the local police? In the meantime, the murder investigation leads to a morbid web page and a deadly chat room in cyberspace... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Wangan-sho shijo saiaku no 3-kakan!


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 October 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bayside Shakedown See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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$84,000,000
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Directionless
28 November 2000 | by edward_tanSee all my reviews

What is this show trying to say? Action, Horror, Romance, Culture Clashes, Loyalty, the old and the new etc. I know it's wrong to pigeonhole something but really, this show suffers from a lack of focus. Done properly, it would have carried some merit. But what I saw was just slipshod film-making. The ending was so over sentimentalised that it was barf-inducing. Terrible.


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