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Based on the Japanese cult comic MUSEUM by Ryousuke Tomoe, it is the shivering story of a detective against a serial killer in a frog mask claiming himself as an artist. The Frogman kills the victims only on rainy days with different, somewhat artistic styles and presents the bodies as though to be found.. Directed by Keishi Otomo of "Rurouni Kenshin" franchise and Shun Oguri ("Crows" franchise) stars as the detective, a competent but pained loner, Machiko Ono ("Like Father Like Son") as his estranged wife, and the Frogman's role to be revealed soon.
A body mauled to death by dogs is found and other heinous murders follow. Mysterious notes are left at the crime scenes, hinting the killings were done to punish each victim and the bodies presented in a way as though to be found. The killer only appears on rainy days and is witnessed wearing a frog mask. Police detective Sawamura (Shun Oguri) is on the case and to his surprise; he finds out the next target of the Frogman could be his beloved wife and child who have left him 2 weeks ago. As the investigation progresses, Sawamura learns that the Frogman stages the murders like works of art, calling himself an artist. Sawamura tries to corner Frogman from the clues, but is devastated to find that all was a trap. Will Sawamura survive the deadly scheme of Frogman and save his family?
Shun Oguri "Crows" franchise
Machiko Ono "Like Father, Like Son" (2013)
Written and Directed by Keishi Otomo "Rurouni Kenshin" franchise
Japan: 12 November, 2016