HBO’s “Miss Sherlock” Reinvents Holmes In Japan

Hbos Miss Sherlock Reinvents Holmes In Japan

HBO has released the trailer for “Miss Sherlock,” the premium cable channel’s first Japanese original production and a modern-day twist on the iconic Arthur Conan Doyle detective characters of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson.

In this take, the pair are Japanese women in modern-day Tokyo. The lead characters are Dr. Wato Tachibana (Shihori Kanjiya) who is a surgeon recently returned from a volunteer doctors’ mission in Syria, and Sara Shelly Futaba (Yuko Takeuchi) who is an investigation consultant to the police department who solves bizarre and difficult cases.

The pair solves mystery after mystery with Tachibana’s extraordinary observation and reasoning skills. The project is a co-production between HBO Asia and Hulu Japan and new episodes will be available to U.S. subscribers of HBO Go & HBO NOW starting September 1st.