Galileo

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Galileo

Season 1

  • Title: ガリレオ
  • Title (English): Galileo
  • Tagline: 嘘を突く 謎を解く
  • Tagline (romaji): Uso wo tsuku, nazo wo toku / See through the lies, solve crimes.
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Detective, mystery
  • Episodes: 10
  • Viewership ratings: 22.0(Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Oct-15 to 2007-Dec-17
  • Air time: Monday 21:00
  • Theme song: KISS Shite by KOH+

Synopsis

In "Galileo," Fukuyama Masaharu plays a genius physicist and university associate professor, Yukawa Manabu, who solves difficult mysteries. Affectionately known as Tantei Galileo ("Detective Galileo"), Yukawa is brilliant, an all-round sportsman, tall and handsome but eccentric. Yukawa's partner is a rookie cop, Utsumi Kaoru (Shibasaki Kou), a hot-blooded woman with a strong sense of justice. -- jade_frost

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Episode Information

Episode Title Subtitle Ratings
(Kanto)
Ratings (Kansai) Ratings (Nationwide)
01 Burns Weirdo Genius Scientist 24.7 22.8  ??.?
02 Floats (Astral Projection) The Mystery of the OL Murdere and the Flying Boy! 22.1 23.8  ??.?
03 Rattles (Poltergeist) A Missing Husband and the Dark House Cursed by a Ghost! 21.3 21.7  ??.?
04 Rots (Necrosis) Dangerous Seduction of the Handsome Prodigal Killer 23.6 24.8  ??.?
05 Strangles (Asphyxia) The Mystery of the Fireball and the Perfect Closed-room Murder 22.9 24.0  ??.?
06 Dreams (Fantasy) Future Love and a Long Night Together 21.4 21.5  ??.?
07 Predicts (Premonition) The Beautiful Wife's Favorite Murder Device of Horror 21.9 21.3  ??.?
08 Sees (Spiritual Sight) The Ghost who Notified Her Sister of the Murder 19.9 20.4  ??.?
09 Bursts (Explosion), Part 1 Serial Murders Set Up by the Devil 21.7 22.3  ??.?
10 Bursts (Explosion), Part 2 KISS Me on Christmas Eve! 19.6 21.9  ??.?
Average -- -- 22.0 22.4  ??

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

  • Episode titles are written using the kanji of another similar word, shown here in parentheses
  • Episodes in red are based on Tantei Galileo, while those in blue are based on Yochimu.
  • Episodes 9 and 10 are two separate chapters from the novel Tantei Galileo. Episode 9 corresponds to Projects (Transcription) and episode 10 corresponds to Bursts (Explosion).

Recognitions




Summer 2007 Fuji TV Winter 2008
First Kiss Monday 21:00 Bara no nai Hanaya

Special

Galileo: Episode Zero
  • Title: ガリレオΦ(エピソードゼロ)
  • Title (English): Galileo: Episode Zero
  • Viewership rating: 20.8
  • Broadcast date: 2008-Oct-04
  • Air time: Saturday 21:00

Synopsis

The special is set 3 years prior to the drama series, with the story being related to a murder case that was partly referenced in the original show. Detective Kusanagi is looking to solve a murder mystery, and he gets back in touch with his former badminton teammate, the brilliant professor Yukawa Manabu. --Tokyograph

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Notes

  • The drama is based on a novel series by Higashino Keigo, who won the prestigious Naoki Prize in 2006.
  • Fukuyama Masaharu wrote the music and lyrics for the theme song. He also accompanies singer Shibasaki Kou on guitar and vocals in the chorus.
  • Both the movie spin-off, Yogisha X no Kenshin, and the TV special, Galileo: Episode Zero, premiered in Japan on 2008-Oct-04.

Season 2

Galileo Season 2
  • Title: ガリレオ
  • Title (romaji): Galileo
  • Also known as: Galileo 2
  • Episodes: 11
  • Viewership rating: 19.9%
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Apr-15 to 2013-Jun-17
  • Air time: Mondays 21.00 - 21.54
  • Theme song: Koi no Maryoku (Magic of Love) by KOH (Fukuyama Masaharu & Shibasaki Kou)

Synopsis

Utsumi Kaoru visits Yukawa Manabu to introduce him to Kishitani Misa, a rookie detective and Teito University graduate who joined the police force last year. Kaoru begins to talk about a case that occured at a Kamata multi-tenant building five years ago. It was a case in which the follower of a shady new cult plunged to his death from the fifth floor of the building which had become a branch of the church. However, the cult’s founder Renzaki Shiko said the cause of the death was due to his communication of this follower’s feelings in a seance. The police had to release Renzaki due to the lack of evidence. Kaoru shows Yukawa a series of continuous shots that a magazine’s photographer took on the night of the incident until the follower fell. She tells him that Renzaki did not lay a finger on the follower and that the eyeballs of the deceased was clouded. Learning that Renzaki is still conducting seances, Yukawa shows a strong interest in the possibility of scientifically verifying phenomena which has a high likelihood of being reproduced. The proud and confident Misa is bewildered by Yukawa’s lack of interest in the background of the case, but visits the cult’s base with him. It is a community deep in the mountains. Renzaki and his followers are living a life of self-sufficiency here. Misa asks Renzaki to let her experience a seance but … … --Jdrama

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External Links




Winter 2013 Fuji TV Summer 2013
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou Monday 21:00 SUMMER NUDE

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