“The Last Witness,” airs Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m.

Sadato Sakata was a highly regarded public prosecutor but now has his own law practice and specializes in criminal cases. One day, Sadato accepts a request to defend a successful businessman accused of murdering a woman he was having an affair with. The crime appears open and shut: fingerprints, bloodstains, and security camera footage all indicate Kuniaki Shimazu is guilty. But Shimazu insists he is innocent, and Sadato’s intuition leads him to accept the case.

“Homicide Team 9 – Season 5” (TV Asahi), premieres on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.m.

Homicide Team 9, which is composed by the few elites, is the most unusual team in criminal investigation divisions of the Metropolitan Police Department. They are always at the top of the criminal arrest rate. They try to solve criminal cases with struggling and cooperating each other.

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