Dead Vlei: A Blue Murderous Intention

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  • TV Movie: Dead Vlei: A Blue Murderous Intention
  • Romaji: Deddo Furei: Aoi Satsui
  • Japanese: デッドフレイ ~青い殺意~
  • Director: Naoki Murahashi
  • Writer: Yumi Sasaki
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: March 23, 2018
  • Runtime: 22:00-22:50
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Naoki (Kai Inowaki) is a 21-year-old man who has problems dealing with people. He lives with his father Takahiko (Tetsuya Chiba) and mother Toshie (Masako Chiba). His father is unemployed and drinks alcohol everyday. Naoki hates his father and doesn’t like his situation. Naoki narrowly finds a job. He does image editing at a small office. His job is to create fake pictures for people who want to create lies on social media.

One day, Saya (Mimura) visits the office where Naoki works. Her husband has gone missing, but she wants a picture that makes her husband look like he is traveling.


  1. In 2016, the screenplay won the “41st Sosaku TV Drama Taisho” held by the Television and Radio Writers’ Association and NHK. The “Sosaku TV Drama Taisho” (“Creation TV Drama Award”) award is given to talented new writers.


Kai Inowaki – Naoki Fujita

Mimura – Saya Ishii

Tetsuya Chiba – Takahiko Fujita

Masako Chiba – Toshie Fujita

Sari Awano – Aoi Ishii

Kenji Mizuhashi – Yu Ogaki

Masato Wada – Atsushi Ishii

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