Shinigami San (2021)

Kenshin Gito (Kei Tanaka) is a police lieutenant who specializes in reopening falsely accused cases in which the suspect has been acquitted.

His job is to uncover the true culprit who escaped and the truth behind the incident, as well as to expose the failures of the police organization.

As a result, his partners are shunned by the organization and their career paths are blocked. The nickname given to Gito is “The God of Death”! Gito, the dark hero, is an unpredictable loner.

With the help of Mei Minamikawa (Atsuko Maeda), a police officer who works as a liaison officer for various arrangements, Gito is able to find a way to save his life.

(Atsuko Maeda), a police officer who works as a liaison in various arrangements, to uncover the true culprits and the truth behind various false accusations.

The testimonies and evidence are scrutinized from the very beginning, to the point of obsession. “The truth behind the cases and the minds of the partners will be turned 180 degrees upside down.


  • Drama: Shinigami San
  • Native Title: 死神さん
  • Also Known As: Grim Reaper
  • Screenwriter: Watanabe Yusuke
  • Director: Tsutsumi Yukihiko, Fujiwara Tomoyuki
  • Genres: Mystery, Crime
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release date: Sep 17, 2021 – Oct 22, 2021
  • Airs On: Friday
  • Original Network: Hulu
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Content Rating: 16+
  • Stars: Kei Tanaka – Kennin Gido