Not much to comment on actually. It was quite interesting, since police dramas are always my kind of thing…provided that the deduction is made out clearly to the audience. I'm not exactly sure if you need to watch the tv special which was released before this, but I understood the first episode well enough without it anyway. So basically, what happened was that Reiko's a leader of this group in the police force. However, the other higher ups were not very happy with how she did things because 1. she's a woman and 2. she tended to depend on 'instincts'. The first episode introduced a case which was interesting in itself, but the string that (I think) is threaded through all the episodes should be how Reiko was attacked by a guy who raped her when she was younger, and how Hayama kept having flashes of seeing a guy attacked a girl.
First episodes usually just set the stage anyway, and so I shall look forward to how the script is going to progress from here. There isn't any casting that I was familiar with, but it does give me a surprise when I saw this:
Because seriously, can you believe that this was Masumi from Nodame?? I'm sorry lol, Masumi-chan, that I didn't manage to recognise you immediately in normal wear because you were always in that big hair and moustache, and flying after Chiaki:P
I look forward, though not with great anticipation, the development of the plot. Japanese dramas usually don't let me down, especially when it seems like there is a huge secret linking the members of the police group together.