The Sniffer Special

The Sniffer SpecialProfile

  • TV Movie: The Sniffer Special
  • Romaji: Suniffa Supesharu
  • Japanese: スニッファー スペシャル
  • Director: Kentaro Horikirizono
  • Writer: Koji Hayashi
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: March 21, 2018
  • Runtime: Wednesday 22:00-23:13 (73 minutes)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

A mysterious serial murder case takes place involving the placement of petals on the victims’ bodies. Shinichiro Hanaoka (Hiroshi Abe), with his acute sense of smell, notices a germiculture scent on the bodies. Meanwhile, Tatsuro Komukai (Teruyuki Kagawa) is excluded from the investigation team. Instead of Tatsuro Komukai, Kana Nanajo (Haru) joins the investigation team. Tatsuro Komukai investigates the case by himself, but he is kidnapped by a man.

Notes

  1. Remake of Ukrainian TV series “The Sniffer” which first aired November 11, 2013 on ICTV.
  2. Related titles:
    1. The Sniffer | Suniffa Kyukaku Sosakan (NHK / 2016)
    2. The Sniffer Special | Suniffa Supesharu (NHK / 2018)

Cast

Hiroshi Abe – Shinichiro Hanaoka

Teruyuki Kagawa – Tatsuro Komukai

Haruka Igawa – Yuki Suenaga

Yuka Itaya – Megumi Katayama

Haru – Kana Nanajo

Tomomi Maruyama – Seiji Saeki

Masahiko Nishimura – Taizo Fujimori

Suzuki Matsuo – Yukio Iwabuchi

Kazuko Yoshiyuki – Masako Komuka

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