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Miniseries set before the events of BORDER.


we follow forensic scientist Higa Mika as she struggles to step out of Professor Asakawa Toru's shadow and become an independent scientist. For some reason, it seems that she's stuck being his assistant and can't progress any further, when a female junior high school student gets strangled in the jurisdiction of the Nishihara Police Station.

Series Cast

  1. Haru as Mika Higa


    Mika Higa

    2 Episodes

  2. Asuka Kudo as Shiro Nakazawa

    Asuka Kudo

    Shiro Nakazawa

    2 Episodes

  3. Kaya Kiyohara as Akane Ogura

    Kaya Kiyohara

    Akane Ogura

    2 Episodes

  4. Kanji Ishimaru as Toru Asakawa

    Kanji Ishimaru

    Toru Asakawa

    2 Episodes

  5. Shôgo Yamaguchi as Yoshiaki Mishima

    Shôgo Yamaguchi

    Yoshiaki Mishima

    2 Episodes

  6. Sawa Nimura as Keiko Fukuchi

    Sawa Nimura

    Keiko Fukuchi

    2 Episodes

  7. Takeyuki Yue as Arimoto

    Takeyuki Yue


    2 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

2017 • 2 Episodes

Season 1 of BORDER The Urge Medical Examiner Mika HIGA premiered on October 6, 2017.

Part 2

(1x2, October 13, 2017) Season Finale

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BORDER The Urge Medical Examiner Mika HIGA
BORDER The Urge Medical Examiner Mika HIGA


Original Name BORDER 衝動~検視官・比嘉ミカ~

Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language Japanese


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