Drama: Hissatsu Shigotonin 2009
Romaji: Hissatsu Shigotonin 2009
Director: Shigeru Ishihara, Toru Harada, Nobuyuki Sakai, Tomohiko Yamashita, Masanori Inoue
Writer: Toshio Terada, Satoru Okamoto, Tomoyuki Takimoto, Noriko Goto, Youichi Maekawa
Network: TV Asahi
Release Date: January 9 – June 26, 2009
Runtime: Friday 21:00
This show marks the return of the jidaigeki series “Hissatsu Shigotonin,” which has had several seasons between the 1970s and the 1990s. The franchise came back in 2007 with a one-shot special, but this is its first full season since 1992. Makoto Fujita returns as the protagonist Nakamura Mondo, one of the “shigotonin,” a team of hired assassins.