Jdrama Review: Border (2014)

Title: Border
Episodes: 9
Duration: 54 min.
Aired: Apr 10, 2014 to Jun 5, 2014
Cast: Oguri Shun, Aoki Munetaka, Endo Kenichi, Haru
Genre: Detective, Thriller, Psychological

The Synopsis: Ango Ishikawa is a detective with smarts and a keen sense of observation. He’s in great physical shape and also highly ambitious. Ango also only focuses on his work and his personal life is pretty much non-existent. One day, a former police officer is killed by a gun shot. Ango goes to the scene of the crime, but is shot in the head by the killer who is lurking at the crime scene. Ango hovers between life and death. At that time, he thinks to himself “Where do people go after they die?” and then “I don’t want to die.” A miracle then happens. Ango survives with the bullet still lodged in his head. He goes back to work. Since Ango was shot, he can now see and talk with the dead.

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