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Home > Screenings > WOWOW INC. > Keigo Higashino's 'The Hovering Blade'

Director: Shinzo Katayama

Writer: Keigo Higashino (original novel), Noriko Yoshida (screenplay)

Cast: Yutaka Takenouchi, Yuriko Ishida, Takahiro Miura, Jun Kunimura, Hirotaro Honda

Genres: Drama

Demographics: 18+

50 minutes x 6 episodes

After Shigeki Nagamine lost his wife, he cherished his only daughter Ema by himself until she became a high school girl. One night, however, Ema did not return home from hear part-time job, and her gruesome dead body was found afterward. A few days later, Shigeki receive a secret call giving the names and whereabouts of the criminals. After some indecision, he goes to the apartment he was informed of and rummages about the room. There he finds a video showing Ema being killed in such a cruel way. Shigeki accidentally kills Atsuya, one of the criminals who returned home, and moreover searches for a juvenile delinquent Kaiji, the chief culprit.

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