MR. BRAIN (2009)

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Tsukumo Ryusuke is a quirky, yet brilliant neuroscientist working for the National Research Institute of Police Science. Wielding a unique perspective and psychology, Tsukumo tackles the nation's most baffling crimes and scandals, going head-to-head with the most brilliant and twisted criminal minds. But his eccentricities and poor social timing can also aggravate people and circumstances, further complicating matters. --TBS

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Nov 4, 2011
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I saw this drama because I was looking for a new drama to watch. I had a list already of things i needed to watch but i wanted to see something different. So, i picked this and I was amused all the way with this drama. There was comedy, sense, and a lot of really good actors. I saw gackt! I didn't know he was in this drama and it was pretty read more funny who he was asked to play.

If, you want a really amazing drama to watch then this is something you MUST see.
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Oct 1, 2012
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.0
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'Wow' is all I can say to this drama! I adore it! Kimura Takuya is amazing in this and he never fails to intreague me with his wonderful acting style! with an all star cast plus guest stars including Gackt plus a clever script and story, what more could you want! oh and plus, Van Halen's 'Jump' is the theme tune to it! it can't get any more epic than this, accept read more if they would to make another series! So, will there be a Mr Brain 2 in 2012? there better be!
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These two crime dramas both are centred around a genius and somewhat quirky scientist/doctor, who leads a team working together to solve murder cases through science and medical based investigations.
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A funny weird guy who solves cases. Mr. Brain is better than Smoking Gun but if you enjoyed any of the two, you'll like the other one as well.
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    docnty 24 days ago

    Don't know why, but having a really hard time getting through this one, just not really getting into it, and I really like Kimura Takuya san too... :'(((

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    darkn3ss Jan 12, 2015

    Too bad it never got a second season.

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    baka_usagi Nov 23, 2014

    rewatching this for the second time. it was just so great! :)

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    MusicROSE Aug 8, 2014

    But I have hope for there being a season 2 since some dramas in Japan get a sequel even though it's years later ^^

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    MusicROSE Aug 8, 2014

    After watching it and dramathoning it in 2 days I completely get why everyone wants a season 2, this drama was awesome ^^

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    angelyzha Apr 26, 2014

    I like it ^__^

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    darkn3ss Apr 17, 2014

    Where can find it ?

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    tvxqjung Mar 20, 2014

    Still hoping for season 2...~~

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    Sarah87 Nov 22, 2013
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    ELFfreak Nov 6, 2013

    Soo need a second season.

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    sweetcaramel Oct 17, 2013

    Done.. All I can remember is Banana - Monkey - Brains.. ^^

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    bluemoon_onna Sep 21, 2013

    Informative and enjoyable. More please :-)

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    FullDex Sep 6, 2013

    Why is there no second season? WHY???

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    AnnGominho Jul 16, 2013

    I love this series genre exactly why I decided to download this drama. And I don't regret having done so. LOVED! I just think they should have invested in a second season. :D

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    PortgasDAce Jun 18, 2013

    I finished this within 2 days so in other terms, it was amazing (also because it had 8 episodes). It normally takes me about a week to finish a normal drama because I like taking it easy when I watch drama but this one had me hooked from episode 1. I loved Kimura Takuya's random outbursts of laughter.


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    May 23, 2009 to Jul 11, 2009
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    50 min.


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