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Yôgisha X no kenshin (2008)

It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru.

Director:

Hiroshi Nishitani

Writers:

Yasushi Fukuda (screenplay), Keigo Higashino (serial story "Yôgisha X no kenshin")
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Cast

Credited cast:
Masaharu Fukuyama ... Manabu Yukawa
Ko Shibasaki ... Kaoru Utsumi (as Kô Shibasaki)
Kazuki Kitamura ... Shumpei Kusanagi
Yasuko Matsuyuki ... Yasuko Hanaoka
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Tetsuya Ishigami
Duncan Duncan ... Kuniaki Kudo (as Dankan)
Keishi Nagatsuka Keishi Nagatsuka ... Shinji Togashi
Miho Kanazawa Miho Kanazawa ... Misato Hanaoka
Ikkei Watanabe Ikkei Watanabe ... Hiromi Koribayashi
Hiroshi Shinagawa ... Shiro Yuge
Miki Maya ... Sakurako Shironouchi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ethan Amis Ethan Amis ... Clue with Santa
Lily Franky ... (as Lily Frankie)
Tsuyoshi Hayashi Tsuyoshi Hayashi ... Kensuke Murase
Yasufumi Hayashi Yasufumi Hayashi ... Junichi Kakimoto
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It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Manabu Yukawa: Is it harder to create an unsolvable problem or solve it?
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Follows Garireo (2007) See more »

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It's more than a usual crime flick.
6 May 2014 | by hanzeljSee all my reviews

This movie is one of the best crime thriller I've seen in it some time. As soon as the lead characters are shown, I'd the idea that this is going to be a different ride. The movie doesn't waste anytime getting into the plot which thickens and becomes interesting as the movie goes on. The dynamics between the two master-minds is the highlight of this one.

The plan for the cover-up is brilliant. We feel that the cover-up takes care of all the things, or so it seems. We are shown a couple of clues on to how the cover-up is done but it's subtle. If we focus on the movie, we can spot these and then piece the plot together before it's actually revealed. This makes the movie even more interesting. As the movie reach its final act, we see a significant change of tone to focus more on the emotions. The climax will have a deep impact on you.

It's must watch for all the movie lovers and especially for crime thriller fans.


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