Kansatsui Asagao – EPISODE01-11 [COMPLETED]

  • Drama: Asagao: Forensic Doctor (English title) / Medical Examiner Asagao (literal title)
  • Romaji: Kansatsui Asagao
  • Japanese: 監察医 朝顔
  • Director: Shin HiranoKensaku SawadaMasakazu Abe
  • Writer: Masahito Kagawa (manga), Naomi Kimura (manga), Nonji Nemoto
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes: 11
  • Release Date: July 8 – September 23, 2019
  • Runtime: Monday 21:00-21:54
  • TV Ratings: 12.6%
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Asagao (Juri Ueno) is a rookie forensic scientist, who works at a university forensic medicine class in Kanagawa Prefecture. She is a licensed doctor and respected by those around her. Asagao lives with her father Taira (Saburo Tokito), who is a veteran detective. Asago’s mother died in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake disaster and her mother’s body was never found.

One day, Asagao’s forensic medicine class unexpectedly works with the investigation section of the police department. When a dead body is found, the dead body is transferred to Asagao’s forensic medicine class. Asagao now works with her detective father.


  1. “Medical Examiner Asagao” takes over Fuji TV‘s Monday 21:00 time slot previously occupied by “Radiation House” and followed by “Sherlock: Untold Stories” on October 7, 2019.
  2. Based on manga series “Kansatsui Asagao” by Masahito Kagawa (writer) & Naomi Kimura (illustrator) (published from 2006 to 2013 by Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha).
  3. Related titles (drama series):
    1. Asagao: Forensic Doctor | Kansatsui Asagao (Fuji TV / 2019)
    2. Asagao: Forensic Doctor 2 | Kansatsui Asagao 2 (Fuji TV / 2020)


Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Juri Ueno.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Saburo Tokito.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Shunsuke Kazama.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Mirai Shida.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Akiyoshi Nakao.jpg
Juri Ueno Saburo Tokito Shunsuke Kazama Mirai Shida Akiyoshi Nakao
Asagao Maki Taira Maki Shinya Kuwahara Mitsuko Yasuoka Ryosuke Takahashi
Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Shintaro Morimoto.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Akane Sakanoue.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Shigeyuki Totsugi.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Kami Hiraiwa.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Hikari Ishida.jpg
Shintaro Morimoto Akane Sakanoue Shigeyuki Totsugi Kami Hiraiwa Hikari Ishida
Takuma Morimoto Erika Aikawa Nobukiko Yamakura Emi Todo Satoko Maki
Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Hiroki Miyake.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Itsuji Itao.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Tomoko Yamaguchi.jpg Asagao-Forensic Doctor-Akira Emoto.jpg Asagao- Forensic Doctor-Shunji Tagawa1.jpg
Hiroki Miyake Itsuji Itao Tomoko Yamaguchi Akira Emoto Shunji Tagawa
Jun Ito Masashi Todo Chako Natsume Hiroyuki Shimada Shota Kumada
Asagao- Forensic Doctor-Yuzuna Kato1.jpg Asagao- Forensic Doctor-Udanji Ichikawa.jpg Asagao- Forensic Doctor-Tetta Sugimoto.jpg
Yuzuna Kato Udanji Ichikawa Tetta Sugimoto
Tsugumi Kuwahara Joji Kozaki Daisaku Maruya

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