Taiyō ni Hoero!
Taiyō ni Hoero! (太陽にほえろ! ?) was a Japanese television series which ran from 1972 to 1986. The lead star was Yujiro Ishihara. It also helped further the career of actors such as Yusaku Matsuda and Kenichi Hagiwara as well as Hidemi Aoki. It was a police procedural set mostly in a police station.
|Shunsuke Todo||Boss||Yujiro Ishihara|
|Jun Shibata||jiipan ("jeans")||Yusaku Matsuda|
|Makoto Ishizuka||Gori||Raita Ryu|
|Jun Hayami||Macaroni||Kenichi Hagiwara|
|Ryuichi Taki||Scotch||Masaya Oki|
The theme music is a Mariachi-sounding tune which is very often used on Japanese television programmes. The music for this show was composed by Katsuo Ono (大野 克夫 Ono Katsuo?), who is also known for doing the background music for the popular Japanese detective anime series Case Closed (Detective Conan).
- Takase, Masahiro (Nov 15, 2007). Showa Senbon No Dorama-Tachi [1000 TV dramas of the Showa Period] (in Japanese).