Mr. Brain

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Mr. Brain
Genre drama, mystery, comedy
Written by Mitsuharu Makita, Yoshiko Morishita
Directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa, Yuichiro Hirakawa, Daisuke Yamamuro
Starring Takuya Kimura
Opening theme "Jump" by Van Halen
Composer(s) Yugo Kanno
Country of origin Japan
No. of episodes 8
Production
Producer(s) Akihiko Ishimaru,
HidenoriIyoda
Release
Original network TBS
Original release 23 May – 11 July 2009
External links
Website

Mr. Brain is a Japanese television drama broadcast by TBS from 23 May to 11 July 2009.

Synopsis[edit]

Ryusuke Tsukumo is a quirky, yet brilliant neuroscientist working for the National Research Institute of Police Science. Wielding a unique perspective and psychology, Tsukumo tackles the nation's most baffling crimes and scandals, going head-to-head with the most brilliant and twisted criminal minds. But his eccentricities and poor social timing can also aggravate people and circumstances, further complicating matters.

Cast[edit]

Ratings[edit]

In the tables below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Episode # Original broadcast date Kanton region
1 January 16, 2009 24.8%
2 January 23, 2009 22.0%
3 January 30, 2009 16.3%
4 February 6, 2009 21.0%
5 February 13, 2009 18.5%
6 February 20, 2009 18.9%
7 February 27, 2009 10.6%
8 March 6, 2009 18.3%
Average 20.5%

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Godhand Teru (TV Series)
(11/4/2009 - 16/5/2009)
TBS Monday 8pm Serial Dramas
土曜8時枠の連続ドラマ
Mondays 21:00 - 21:54 (JST)
Succeeded by
Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Koen-mae Hashutsujo
(1/8/2009 - 26/9/2009)