Seasons 1: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
Seasons 2: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
Seasons 3: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
Seasons 4: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
This 12 episode series features Hikari Mitsushima, immensely popular in Japan, with impressive co-stars such as Masaki Suda and Kengo Koura. It faithfully visualizes short stories by Ranpo Edogawa , canonical mystery writers who led the genre in Japan for decades from the 1920s onwards.
The series embodies the eros, fantasy, and madness of human beings beautifully yet with a unique vision and includes stories from the Kogorou Akechi series featuring the most famous Japanese detective (played by Mitsushima, an actress, for this series); The Human Chair, about a man who relishes the touch of human bodies from inside a chair;
Directors of the series consist of up-and-coming creators who have directed films, TV commercials, music videos, etc.