Fuji TV is airing a series of two-hour dramas based on the best-selling mysteries of Keigo Higashino. This week, it presents “Brutus no Shinzo” (“The Heart of Brutus”; Fri., 9 p.m.), which belongs to the “perfect murder” subgenre.

Takuya (Tatsuya Fujiwara) is a young executive in the robotics division of a major manufacturer of industrial equipment. Ambitious to a fault, he is now dating Seiko (Sei Ashina), the daughter of the company’s founder-president (Morio Kazama), in hopes that he may someday become president himself.

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