LIAR GAME

From DramaWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Sponsored links

Details

  • Title: ライアーゲーム
  • Title (English): LIAR GAME
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Psychological thriller
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV

Season 1

LIAR GAME
  • Episodes: 11
  • Viewership ratings: 11.4 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Apr-14 to 2007-Jun-23
  • Air time: Saturday 23:00
  • See LIAR GAME OST for the original soundtrack

Synopsis

Kanzaki Nao is an honest college student who receives a hundred million yen one day, along with a card saying she has been chosen to take part in the "Liar Game". The aim of the game is to trick the other players out of their hundred million dollars. At the end, the winner gets the hundred million and the loser is a hundred million yen in debt. The next day, she receives notification that her opponent is her former teacher, Fujisawa Kazuo. She goes to him, seeking help, but ends up getting tricked into handing her money over. Desperate, she approaches the police for help, but they are unable to do anything. However, she is told of a mastermind swindler, Akiyama Shinichi, who is to be released from jail the next day. Desperate, she goes to him for help. -- Rikayla (Updated by Backalley)

Cast

Correlation chart

The Players

Liar Game Team


Production Credits

Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Kanto Kansai Nationwide
01 The cutthroat battle of the brains begin with a hundred million (yen) on the line
The adrenaline-rushing, nail-biting psychological trick
12.3  ??.?  ??.?
02 A stirring 2nd episode!! The grand struggle for an end!?
Akiyama's secret plan in obtaining a turn-around victory is what!?
12.8  ??.?  ??.?
03 The chilling 3rd episode!! The minority voting competition for 2.2 billion (yen) starts
A new stage is set for the battle, and you survived!?
08.7  ??.?  ??.?
04 A stunning 4th episode!! X's true colors are revealed!!
The outcome of X vs Akiyama is!? Making a comeback after turning the tables!!
09.6  ??.?  ??.?
05 The shocking conclusion!! Who will capture the 2.1 billion prize!?
LGT's true motive is!? Onward to the next round!!
10.0  ??.?  ??.?
06 The terrible restructuring game of the consolation tournament begins!!
In the nadir of despair, the ensnared Nao fights alone!!
11.4  ??.?  ??.?
07 Restructuring is inevitable under the desperate situation!! Nao falls into despair!!
Will a miracle of restoration occur!? And Akiyama is!?
12.0  ??.?  ??.?
08 Deeply moved!! Nao gets closer to the core!!
Akiyama is amazing, conclusion of the restructuring game! Onto the next stage!!
11.4  ??.?  ??.?
09 Earth-splitting!! Contraband game!! Appearance of a mysterious & formidable enemy
Can we win!? Nao & Akiyama's new battle begins
12.3  ??.?  ??.?
10 Development of frenzy!! Yokoya's terrifying true colors, Akiyama cries out!!
Nao weeps bitterly!! Breathless revolt surge.
11.4  ??.?  ??.?
11 I have made preparations for the precious, final game
... Despair... Slyness... Treachery... Falsehood and Hope...
Tonight, everyone bear witness to the true nature of humankind,
You should be able to see when all Liar Game riddles come to light...
Please enjoy to the fullest... From Leronira
(Saturday's Premium Special Project: 3 Hour Special)
13.6  ??.?  ??.?
average -- 11.4  ??.?  ??.?

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

Season 2

LiarGame2-banner.jpg
  • Episodes: 9
  • Viewership rating: 11.0 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast period: 2009-Nov-10 to 2010-Jan-19
  • Air time: Tuesday 21:00

Synopsis

The naïve Kanzaki Nao and expert swindler Akiyama Shinichi have not heard anything from the LIAR GAME organization since the end of the previous game, so it seems they may have actually escaped. But Nao suddenly gets another invitation and is once again caught up in the game. This time, she has to team up with Shinichi and one of their previous rivals named Fukunaga, facing off against three more opponents in new games of deception, such as "24 Rensou Russian Roulette" and "17 Poker." --Tokyograph

Cast

Correlation chart

The Players

Liar Game Team

Guests

  • Aoi as student of Katsuragi's class at Teito University (ep5)
  • Hosoda Yoshihiko as Tamotsu (ep6)

Production Credits

Episode Ratings

Episode Kanto Kansai Nationwide
1 12.4  ?  ?
2 11.1  ?  ?
3 12.6  ?  ?
4 10.2  ?  ?
5 11.3  ?  ?
6 09.3  ?  ?
7 08.5  ?  ?
8 10.5  ?  ?
9 13.1  ?  ?
Average 11.0  ?  ?

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

Awards

Notes

  • The sequel will continue from the first season. The players will face off in four games and a semifinal round, while the final game will take place in the movie, titled "LIAR GAME: The Final Stage to be released in 2010-Mar-06.

External Links




Winter 2007 Fuji TV Summer 2007
-- Saturday 23:00 LIFE



Autumn 2009 Fuji TV Winter 2010
Otomen Tuesday 21:00 Naka nai to Kimeta Hi

Advertisements