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JDrama Review – Kurosagi (The Black Swindler) (2006)

Kurosagi (The Black Swindler) is an amusing Japanese drama that dares to be a bit different by following Western television series that focus on episodic storylines instead of serialized plots that weave through the whole season. The show’s formulaic format does eventually wear out its welcome as subplots begin to grind as the season progresses yet there’s enough here to recommend especially if you are a fan of either leads, Yamashita Tomohisa and Horikita Maki who make the rote narratives more enjoyable than they should be.

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