On the Case with Japanese Detectives

Tired of Nordic Noir? Try some Japanese mysteries and thrillers for a change of atmosphere. (And language. And location. And everything else.)

The Devotion of Suspect X

A divorcee and her teenage daughter trying to escape their past find an unlikely ally in their next door neighbor, a reclusive math teacher.

A Quiet Place

A bureaucrat tries to discover the real cause of the unexpected and incongruous death of his superior’s wife.

The Silent Dead

A young female homicide detective tries to assert her place in her department while unraveling a gruesome string of serial killings.

Six Four

A former investigator transferred to the public relations department must deal with the fallout of a 14-year-old unsolved kidnapping case.