Posts Tagged ‘Bloody Monday’

Ryusei no Kizuna
Seems to be this season’s big shot with the likes of Ninomiya Kazunari, Nishikido Ryo and Toda Erika playing the lead roles of three syblings whose parents were murdered when the kids were out watching shooting stars one night. Soon after the incident the swear to kill the person who did this to them. For that purpose they hide from the police that they still meet today. The statue of limitations is running out and so they have little time to find the murderer.
This is a serious story with a very light way of telling it. A lot of comic relief, especially in the form of the character played by Nakashima Mika, who also sings the title song. The cast is wonderful with lots of familiar faces. And the in-series short movies about the swindling are a huge laugh. All in all highly enjoyable, although it’s nothing special. (7/10) (more…)

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