“Serial Drama W Double-edged Axe” based on the novel by Takeaki Daimon, a writer who continues to draw solid crime dramas, will start broadcasting and distribution from November!
Native Title: 両刃の斧
Drama: Ryojin no Ono
Airs: Nov 13, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Airs On: Sunday
Original Network: WOWOW
Content Rating: Not Yet Rated
Also Known As: Double-edged Axe
Director: Mori Yoshitaka
Screenwriter: Suzuki Kenichi
Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Shibata Kyohei Shibasaki Sachio (Main Role)
Iura Arata Kawasumi Narikatsu (Main Role)
Shibasaki Miwako (Support Role)
The daughter of Detective Shibasaki Sachio from the First Investigation Division is found stabbed to death. He goes after the truth with Kawasumi Shigekatsu, a junior detective who respects Shibasaki as his mentor in life and is a close family friend.
However, the hard work of the police is in vain and the case goes unsolved. 15 years later, Shibasaki is retired and quietly spending the rest of his life looking after his wife Miwako who is seriously ill.
The situation begins to change with the establishment of a unit specializing in re-investigating unsolved cases. Kawasumi also joins them and while the case is reexamined, a man regarded as the criminal emerges.
Shibasaki pursues the truth on his own. A single phone call triggers a desire for vengeance and he winds up facing a charge.