Seasons 1: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
Seasons 2: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
Seasons 3: 29 mins. X 3 episodes
This 9 episode series features Mitsushima Hikari, immensely popular in Japan, with impressive co-stars such as Masaki Suda and Kengo Koura. It faithfully visualizes short stories by Edogawa Ranpo, 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 Akechi Kogorou 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.