Masataka Kubota has his pen out again in a bid to rid the world of baddies and villainy.
Only this time not so psychotically as in his role as Death Note's Light Yagami.
Television's Kira actor will be on Japanese screens again from January 17th (21st in Indonesia) 2016 playing one half of a crime fighting duo in the English titled Criminologist Himura and Mystery Writer Arisugawa.
Kubota stars as the latter - Arisu Arisugawa - who teams up with his friend to solve cases that have foxed police agencies.
Takumi Saito plays his detective partner Hideo Himura.
The TV mystery crime drama is produced by Nippon TV, and it is based upon the Hideo Himura Series novels by Arisu Arisugawa (1992).