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Terrestrial network GMA Channel 07 has announced through television advertisements that the 2013 TV special of the popular detective series, The Files of Young Kindaichi, is set to premiere on the channel on Sunday, January 25.

The Files of Young Kindaichi: Lost in Kowloon will premiere on the Kapuso network’s late morning movie block, Superhero Sunday, at 10:45am.


Korean foreign exchange student Kim Yong-Dong studies in Hong Kong and works part-time at a hotel. A murder then takes place in the hotel and Kim Yong-Dong is the prime suspect. Hajime Kindaichi works to uncover the truth. (Synopsis from AsianWiki)

The TV special has been directed by Hisashi Kimura, and written by Tadashi Agi, which was aired in January 2013 on Japanese television network Nippon Television

The cast are lead by Ryosuke Yamada (Amakusa Ryuu, Detective School Q drama series) as Hajime Kindaichi, Haruna Kawaguchi (Haruhi Fujioka, Ouran High School Host Club live-action movie) as Miyuki Nanase, and Seung-Ri (Member of Korean hip-hop band BIGBANG) as Kim Yong-Dong.


Thanks to Jomari Rodriguez for the tip!