Hero review

This is an 11-episode series about a young lawyer, Kuryu, whose methodology is, to say the least, unorthodox, and his legal secretary, Amamiya. Kuryu is a public prosecutor who has his own way of investigating things, and sometimes his methods tend to get him in trouble.

Kuryu becomes part of an office of public prosecutors who all are, in their own way, characters. For example, Shibayama is married, but that doesn't stop him from having a relationship with Misuzu. Utaka, the chief of the office, has almost constant stomach troubles when he gets worried.

The cases Kuryu handles rang from domestic abuse through outright murder, and in each he is concerned about the victims of the crime. He works incredibly hard and very long hours to try to find out whatever he can to get a conviction for the guilty, but along the way he ends up earning his share of enemies which eventually results in what happens in the final episode.

There is a lot of very serious things going on in this series, but there is also a lot of good humor. All of the characters are interesting and the stories themselves are also always interesting.

The last episode in particular is an excellent final episode for a series.

This is one of the best doramas that I have seen. It's one of those that you want to watch the next episode as soon as you have finished the one you're on.

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