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ESC to close 3.64 (by 416 users)galileo Φ
  • 2008
  • TV
  • Japan

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romanized galileo Φ
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aka garireo Φ, episoodo zero, galileo: episode zero, ガリレオ エピソードゼロ

Based On

based on short story
title galileo no kunou
author Higashino Keigo (東野圭吾)

Genres

genres mystery, suspense

Language

language Japanese

Production

country Japan
type real
format TV
network Fuji TV (フジテレビ)

Release

date 04 Oct, 2008
episodes 1
duration 108 minutes
air day Saturday
at 21:00 - 22:48
status released

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avg. score 3.64 of 5 by 416 users
total users 665
rating 1515
favorites 5

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galileo
2007 TV jp
sequel

Synopsis

Three years before the actual series, Yukawa Manabu, called also 'The Weird Galileo', is a professor at a university. One day, an old friend of his, who works nowadays as a policeman, comes to his laboratory and asks him for help with a case. Will he be able to solve this somewhat suspicious murder case?

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Roles

Yukawa Manabu
main
Kusanagi Shunpei
main
Yukawa Manabu (University Age)
supporting
Shionoya Akari
supporting
Yuge Shirou
supporting
Kuribayashi Hiromi
supporting

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Galileo Spin-off Drama Starring Shibasaki Kou To Air In June akiraka 1 posts 02 Jun, 2013 by akiraka
Utsumi Kaoru, the character played by actress Shibasaki Kou in the drama series Galileo, will return as the lead protagonist in a new spin-off drama scheduled...

Comments

neoluchs 22 Dec, 2011
Maybe it's because I'm withdrawing from pain meds and recovering from surgery, but, lord, I just started weeping at the end, when the old man confessed, and especially when he was trying to get into the chair at the police station.
That old guy was just so cute. Such a subtle and lovable actor!

Kitamura Kazuki, Fukuyama Masaharu, and, of course, the sole reason I even started watching this series, Miura Haruma, are sooooo good-looking. Two hours of classic ikemen.
genosan 22 Dec, 2010
Very good special. I like the fact Galileo remained his old self like in the original series. It was also nice to see Kurusangi play a larger role in this as he plays his laid back character really well like he did in the original.

Many people complain that Kaoru was missing from this but in all honesty it made very little difference as her "replacement"; Shionoya managed to fill the role of the clumsy girl well. I think people just naturally fear change and the removal of such a key character I feel has put people off.

The comedy here was better here than the original I felt. And putting the scientists into a beach environment which completely contrasts to their personalities was gold. Kuribayashi plays the stereotype of the scientist really well here.

The mystery in question here was just as good as those of the original and it even had the added bonus of someone who was just as intelligent as Galileo involved.

Overall the special I felt was better than the original but I merely say this because this was a one time thing which prevented the flaw of a lack fo character progression which I felt plagued the original series as it progressed. 5/5
mikomi0e 19 Aug, 2010
Although I didn't complete the drama - I really liked the special.
Yukawa Manabu is just awesome. And Haruma did a really good job! But it was a loong special. My head aches. xD
zaharisa 18 Jul, 2010
Hm.. I didn't liked the special as much I liked the drama.

he-he Miura Haruma was so cute as Galileo :)


Edit:
@nukiwa : Yes, she did not apper in it :( /because the action in it is three years before he met her heroine/ Maybe That's why I didn't like it that much.
flcl 17 Jul, 2010
This was pretty nice special for the awesome drama, a must watch for those who saw the drama.
lynfor 21 Apr, 2010
i thoroughly enjoyed the special. it was great seeing old and new characters especially young yukawa and kusanagi. another mystery solved brilliantly.=D
Random chan 24 Feb, 2010
Fukuyama is awesome like always... Xx but I hate masami so much... she's SO annoying.
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