The Bugs Detective (2010)
The Bugs Detective is a Japanese movie directed by Sakichi Sato and based on a gag manga by Aozora Daichi. It was released by Libero in Japan on April 3, 2010.
The film starts Show Aikawa, a bug collector and expert in his own life, as Insect Detective Yoshimi Yoshida. Yoshida has the unique ability to communicate with insects which he uses to solve cases.
While searching for a missing stink bug, a woman insists Yoshida is actually “Tanaka”, a legendary detective who disappeared five years ago after a massive explosion…
- Original title
- 昆虫探偵 ヨシダヨシミ
- Transliterated title
- Konchū Tantei Yoshida Yoshimi
- Release date
- April 3, 2010
- The bugs used in the film were real, and aside from a few big special effects scenes such as a large bomb blast, very little CG was used. At one point the cast and crew had to stay late into the night as they waited for two beetles to mate in a pivotal scene.
Thursday’s issue of Morning magazine included an announcement that Sakichi Sato will be writing and directing a live-action film adaptation of Aozora Daichi’s gag manga Konchu Tantei Yoshida...5 years ago
Trailer (Japanese)Added 5 years ago