Midnight Journal

Midnight JournalProfile

  • TV Movie: Midnight Journal: Chase After Disappeared Kidnapper! Seventh Year’s Truth (literal title)
  • Romaji: Middonaito Jyanaru: Kieta Yukai Yukaihan wo Oe! Shichinenme no Shinjitsu
  • Japanese: ミッドナイト・ジャーナル 消えた誘拐犯を追え!七年目の真実
  • Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
  • Writer: Masato Honjo (novel), Daisuke Habara
  • Network: TV Tokyo
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: March 30, 2018
  • Runtime: Friday 21:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Gotaro Sekiguchi (Yutaka Takenouchi) and Yuri Fujise (Aya Ueto) are newspaper reporters. They wrote an incorrect report about a serial kidnapping/murder case. Due to their mistake, Gotaro Sekiguchi was demoted to a branch office and Yuri Fujise was placed on probation.

7 years later, Gotaro Sekiguchi works at the newspaper’s Saitama branch. He is training rookie reporter Shota Okada (Kanichiro). Gotaro Sekiguchi still chases the serial kidnapping/murder case from his past. Two new kidnappings takes place. The victims are girls. Gotaro Sekiguchi suspects these 2 cases are related to the case from 7 years ago. Gotaro Sekiguchi and Yuri Fujise go after the truth.

Notes

  1. Based on the novel “Midnight Journal” by Masato Honjo (published February, 2016 by Kodansha).

Cast

Yutaka Takenouchi – Gotaro Sekiguchi

Aya Ueto – Yuri Fujise

Kanichiro – Shota Okada

Satoshi Tokushige – Takeshi Tsuijimoto

Satoru Matsuo – Takumi Kato

Kaho Mizutani – Airi Kiyokawa

Erena Mizusawa – Misa Inoue

Mayumi Asaka – Sae Nishino

Takeshi Masu – Makoto Suga

Houka Kinoshita – Yoshimasa Toyama

Yutaka Matsushige – Mitsuaki Yamagami

Fumiyo Kohinata – Minoru Nikaido

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