The Last Cop (2015 TV series)

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The Last Cop
Genre Drama
Written by Tomoharu Satō
Directed by
  • Ryūichi Inomata
  • Hiroto Akashi
  • Makoto Naganuma
Starring
Country of origin Japan
Original language(s) Japanese
Production
Producer(s)
  • Kazuya Toda
  • Hiroyuki Ueno
  • Hiroshi Itō
Release
Original network NTV
Original release 19 June 2015 (2015-06-19)

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.

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]

Cast[edit]

  • 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)

References[edit]

  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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