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The Detective Story 

Tantei monogatari (original title)

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1980   1979  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Yûsaku Matsuda ...  Shunsaku Kudô 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Mikio Narita Mikio Narita ...  Detective Hattori / ... 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Kaori Takeda Kaori Takeda ...  Kaori 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Michihiro Yamanishi Michihiro Yamanishi ...  Detective Matsumoto / ... 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Nancy Cheney Nancy Cheney ...  Nancy 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Tatsumi Nikamoto Tatsumi Nikamoto 27 episodes, 1979-1980
Tetsuo Nose Tetsuo Nose ...  Tattoo guy 23 episodes, 1979-1980
Mitsuko Baishô Mitsuko Baishô ...  Masako 22 episodes, 1979-1980
Hiroshi Shimizu Hiroshi Shimizu ...  Iizuka 22 episodes, 1979-1980
Osamu Shigematsu Osamu Shigematsu ...  Dandy 22 episodes, 1979-1980
Yukiko Tachibana Yukiko Tachibana ...  Ho 22 episodes, 1979-1980
Ryoko Watanabe Ryoko Watanabe ...  Ho 19 episodes, 1979-1980
Hiromi Hirata Hiromi Hirata ...  Ho 19 episodes, 1979-1980
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 September 1979 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Spin-off Tantei monogatari (1983) See more »

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