Akutou: Kagaisha Tsuiseki Chousa – Episode01-06 [COMPLETE]


  • Drama: Villain: Perpetrator Chase Investigation (literal title)
  • Romaji: Akutou: Kagaisha Tsuiseki Chousa
  • Japanese: 悪党 ~加害者追跡調査~
  • Director: Takahisa Zeze
  • Writer: Gaku Yakumaru (novel), Kenichi Suzuki
  • Network: WOWOW
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release Date: May 12 – June 16, 2019
  • Runtime: Sunday 22:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Shuichi Saeki (Masahiro Higashide) was a detective, but he quit his job. He now he works at a detective agency. One day, a couple asks the detective agency to find a man named Sakagami. The man killed the couple’s son and served at a youth detention center. Masato Kogure (Yutaka Matsushige) is the director at the detective agency. He tells Shuichi Saeki to work on the case. Shuichi Saeki is also part of a victim’s family. When he was a child, his older sister was murdered. While Shuichi Saeki watches Sakagami, the couple asks him to find some materials which will allow them to forgive Sakagami or not.


  1. “Villain: Perpetrator Chase Investigation ” takes over WOWOW‘s Sunday 22:00 time slot previously occupied by “The Voice Calling Your Name” and followed by “Hand of God” on June 23, 2019.
  2. Based on novel “Akutou” by Gaku Yakumaru (published from 2007 to 2009 in magazine Shosetsu Yasei Jidai).


Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Masahiro Higashide.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Yutaka Matsushige.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Yuka Itaya.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Yua Shinkawa.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Masaki Miura.jpg
Masahiro Higashide Yutaka Matsushige Yuka Itaya Yua Shinkawa Masaki Miura
Shuichi Saeki Masato Kogure Kumiko Sometani Haruka Kenji Tadokoro
Takashi Yamanaka Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Kazuki Namioka.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Akana Ikeda.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Toru Masuoka.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Hako Oshima.jpg
Takashi Yamanaka Kazuki Namioka Akana Ikeda Toru Masuoka Hako Oshima
Masashi Terada Kazuya Enoki Yukari Saeki Toshio Saeki Naoko Saeki
Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Misako Renbutsu.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Sho Aoyagi.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Sayaka Yamaguchi.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Ayumu Nakajima.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Kinari Hirano.jpg
Misako Renbutsu Sho Aoyagi Sayaka Yamaguchi Ayumu Nakajima Kinari Hirano
Risa Endo Yoichi Sakagami Noriko Maehata Fumihiko Matsubara Atsushi Kubota
Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Ikkei Watanabe.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Kanichiro.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Yukiko Shinohara.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Akira Emoto.jpg Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Ryu Morioka.jpg
Ikkei Watanabe Kanichiro Yukiko Shinohara Akira Emoto Ryu Morioka
Hirofumi Hosoya Tsuyoshi Hayami Yayoi Matsubara Shigeki Suzumoto Toshiyuki Kashiwagi
Villain- Perpetrator Chase Investigation-Kyusaku Shimada.jpg
Kyusaku Shimada

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