Kansatsui Asagao

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Kansatsui Asagao


  • Title: 監察医 朝顔
  • Title (romaji): Kansatsui Asagao
  • Also known as: Medical Examiner Asagao
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Medical
  • Episodes: 11
  • Viewership ratings: 12.47%
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV
  • Broadcast period: 2019-Jul-08 to 2019-Sep-23
  • Air time: Monday 21:00


Maki Asagao (Ueno Juri) is a rookie forensic pathologist working for the Department of Forensic Medicine at Kouun University in Kanagawa Prefecture. She is a well respected, compassionate young woman. However, she not only lost her mother in the Great East Japan Earthquake, but cannot recover from the grief that her body has not been found. This grief makes her even more determined to identify the cause of every death she encounters. She lives with her father, Taira (Tokito Saburo), a veteran detective, who unexpectedly gets transferred to a police station under the jurisdiction of Kouun University. When a body is discovered, the police will bring it to the department where Asagao works, which means father and daughter will end up working together.

User/Viewer Ratings[edit]

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Production Credits[edit]

  • Original work: Manga Kansatsui Asagao by Kagawa Masahito (writer), Kimura Naomi (illustrator), and Sato Yoshinobu (technical supervisor)
  • Screenwriter: Nemoto Nonji
  • Forensic Medicine Supervisor: Uemura Koichi (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
  • Producer: Kinjo Ayaka
  • Director: Hirano Shin, Sawada Kensaku
  • Music: Tokuda Masahiro

External Links[edit]

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