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''If you were looking for the video game concept, try BossBattle instead.''

A Japanese live-action series. Osawa Eriko returns home after having worked in America for several years. Back in Japan she becomes the boss of a division that is filled with misfit detectives. This series ran in 2009 and consists of eleven episodes. The second season was released two years later.

Has nothing to do with the Starz series ''Series/{{Boss}}'' starring KelseyGrammer.

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!!This series provides examples of:
* AbusiveParents: There are quite a number of them.
* AGodAmI: The villain in episode 2 refers to himself as 'God'.
* AloneWithThePsycho: Osawa ends up in this kind of situation a couple of times.
* AssholeVictim: Quite plenty.
* BadassGrandpa: [[spoiler: The killer in Season 2's episode 4, who's also a HandicappedBadass.]]
* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo towards Manami-chan.]]
* BrilliantButLazy: Kimoto Mami. Will take a taxi instead of walk for ten seconds.
* CasanovaWannabe: Iwai Zenji is one of the rarer gay examples.
* CatchPhrase: "We have a case". So much that it is noted when she doesn't say it.
* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Yamamura's lame-looking "bulletproof" helmet actually works!]]
** [[spoiler: Hanagata's iron plate in Season 2's Episode 2, used by Iwai two episodes later to protect himself from a stab.]]
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: The villain of Season 1's Episode 1, whom Osawa seeks advice from regarding a complex bomb in that season's last episode.]]
* TheChessmaster: Osawa has quite a few tricks up her sleeve.
* CoolOldGuy: Oyama Genzo, who keeps his calm all the time. [[spoiler:Even though he was targeted with an explosion and then kidnapped]].
* CopShow
* DatePeepers: In Season 2, Episode 8.
* DoesntLikeGuns: Katagiri Takuma, who has good reasons for this. [[spoiler:He finally gets over it in Season 1's episode 8.]]
* DrowningPit
* EmbarrassingOldPhoto: Osawa playing a thief named "Heisuke-san".
* EverybodyIsSingle: Except for the boss. Though that relationship has its own issues. [[spoiler:They finally break up at the end of Season 1.]]
** Katagiri manages to find a girlfriend in Season 2. [[spoiler: He has to break up with her too.]]
* EvilCounterpart: Kogure (in Season 2's Episode 7) to Hanagata, [[spoiler:Numata]] to Osawa.
* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Nodate in the last episode]].
* FiveManBand: Osawa's subordinates:
** TheHero: Katagiri Takuma
** TheLancer: Yamamura Keisuke
** TheBigGuy: Iwai Zenji
** TheSmartGuy: Kimoto Mami/Tadokoro Sachiko
** TheChick: Hanagata Ippei
** SixthRanger: Kurohara Rika
* GoldDigger: Yamamura Keisuke is so gullible that he falls victim to this as well as other types of money scams many times.
* HandsomeLech: Nodate Shinjiro
* HatesEveryoneEqually: Kimoto claims to be this.
* HenpeckedHusband: Chief Tanba is hinted to be one.
* ILoveTheDead: [[spoiler:The ''second'' Angel Killer]].
* {{Keet}}: Hanagata Ippei.
* KnifeNut: Some of the villains, like the one in Season 1's episode 2.
* MagicalDatabase
* MoralityPet: [[spoiler:Manami-chan to the killer of Season 2's Episode 9.]]
* TheManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler: Takakura, the BigBad of Season 1, is actually manipulated by a secret organization ran by Morioka, Osawa and Nodate's old friend. Then it turns out that even Morioka is manipulated as well, by Rika's old man.]]
* MisfitMobilizationMoment
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Nodate pretends to be this. It turns out to be another cop.]]
** [[spoiler: Tadokoro in Season 2, then she undergoes a HeelFaceTurn.]]
* OnlySaneMan: Osawa seems to be this, but only because all the others are so weird.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:The villain of Season 2's Episode 9 is probably the most prominent example so far, as he takes care of a little girl whose AbusiveParents are among the ones he killed.]]
* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler: Numata Yoshimi.]]
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Some of the villains.
* ShootingGallery: The body parts that the different detectives aim at tells you a lot about their personal issues.
* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: Katagiri has no choice but to break up with his girlfriend as he is a detective, and her father is found out to be a murderer's accomplice.]]
* TitleDrop: The detectives call Osawa "Boss".
* TricksterMentor: Nodate.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Morioka and Rika's father, who believe they are doing what's best for their country.]]
* WouldntHurtAChild: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo. While he has no qualms killing Manami's mother, who had nothing to do with his tragic past, he has a sort-of brotherly love for the little girl, who reminds him of his dead little sister.]]
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''If you were looking for This can refer to the video game concept, try following works:
* [[Series/{{Boss}} An American TV show]]
* [[Series/{{Boss2009}} A Japanese TV show]]

And it can refer to the following:
* BadBoss
* BeneloventBoss
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BossBattle instead.''

A Japanese live-action series. Osawa Eriko returns home after having worked in America for several years. Back in Japan she becomes
and the boss of a division that is filled with misfit detectives. This series ran in 2009 and consists of eleven episodes. The second season was released two years later.

Has nothing to do with the Starz series ''Series/{{Boss}}'' starring KelseyGrammer.

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!!This series provides examples of:
* AbusiveParents: There are quite a number of them.
* AGodAmI: The villain in episode 2 refers to himself as 'God'.
* AloneWithThePsycho: Osawa ends up in this kind of situation a couple of times.
* AssholeVictim: Quite plenty.
* BadassGrandpa: [[spoiler: The killer in Season 2's episode 4, who's also a HandicappedBadass.]]
* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo towards Manami-chan.]]
* BrilliantButLazy: Kimoto Mami. Will take a taxi instead of walk for ten seconds.
* CasanovaWannabe: Iwai Zenji is one of the rarer gay examples.
* CatchPhrase: "We have a case". So much that it is noted when she doesn't say it.
* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Yamamura's lame-looking "bulletproof" helmet actually works!]]
** [[spoiler: Hanagata's iron plate in Season 2's Episode 2, used by Iwai two episodes later to protect himself from a stab.]]
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: The villain of Season 1's Episode 1, whom Osawa seeks advice from regarding a complex bomb in that season's last episode.]]
* TheChessmaster: Osawa has quite a few tricks up her sleeve.
* CoolOldGuy: Oyama Genzo, who keeps his calm all the time. [[spoiler:Even though he was targeted with an explosion and then kidnapped]].
* CopShow
* DatePeepers: In Season 2, Episode 8.
* DoesntLikeGuns: Katagiri Takuma, who has good reasons for this. [[spoiler:He finally gets over it in Season 1's episode 8.]]
* DrowningPit
* EmbarrassingOldPhoto: Osawa playing a thief named "Heisuke-san".
* EverybodyIsSingle: Except for the boss. Though that relationship has its own issues. [[spoiler:They finally break up at the end of Season 1.]]
** Katagiri manages to find a girlfriend in Season 2. [[spoiler: He has to break up with her too.]]
* EvilCounterpart: Kogure (in Season 2's Episode 7) to Hanagata, [[spoiler:Numata]] to Osawa.
* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Nodate in the last episode]].
* FiveManBand: Osawa's subordinates:
** TheHero: Katagiri Takuma
** TheLancer: Yamamura Keisuke
** TheBigGuy: Iwai Zenji
** TheSmartGuy: Kimoto Mami/Tadokoro Sachiko
** TheChick: Hanagata Ippei
** SixthRanger: Kurohara Rika
* GoldDigger: Yamamura Keisuke is so gullible that he falls victim to this as well as other types of money scams many times.
* HandsomeLech: Nodate Shinjiro
* HatesEveryoneEqually: Kimoto claims to be this.
* HenpeckedHusband: Chief Tanba is hinted to be one.
* ILoveTheDead: [[spoiler:The ''second'' Angel Killer]].
* {{Keet}}: Hanagata Ippei.
* KnifeNut: Some of the villains, like the one in Season 1's episode 2.
* MagicalDatabase
* MoralityPet: [[spoiler:Manami-chan to the killer of Season 2's Episode 9.]]
* TheManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler: Takakura, the BigBad of Season 1, is actually manipulated by a secret organization ran by Morioka, Osawa and Nodate's old friend. Then it turns out that even Morioka is manipulated as well, by Rika's old man.]]
* MisfitMobilizationMoment
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Nodate pretends to be this. It turns out to be another cop.]]
** [[spoiler: Tadokoro in Season 2, then she undergoes a HeelFaceTurn.]]
* OnlySaneMan: Osawa seems to be this, but only because all the others are so weird.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:The villain of Season 2's Episode 9 is probably the most prominent example so far, as he takes care of a little girl whose AbusiveParents are among the ones he killed.]]
* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler: Numata Yoshimi.]]
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Some of the villains.
* ShootingGallery: The body parts that the different detectives aim at tells you a lot about their personal issues.
* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: Katagiri has no choice but to break up with his girlfriend as he is a detective, and her father is found out to be a murderer's accomplice.]]
* TitleDrop: The detectives call Osawa "Boss".
* TricksterMentor: Nodate.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Morioka and Rika's father, who believe they are doing what's best for their country.]]
* WouldntHurtAChild: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo. While he has no qualms killing Manami's mother, who had nothing to do with his tragic past, he has a sort-of brotherly love for the little girl, who reminds him of his dead little sister.]]
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* WouldntHurtAChild: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo. While he has no qualms killing Manami's mother, who had nothing to do with his tragic past, he has a sort-of brotherly love for the little girl, who reminds him of his DeadLittleSister.]]

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* WouldntHurtAChild: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo. While he has no qualms killing Manami's mother, who had nothing to do with his tragic past, he has a sort-of brotherly love for the little girl, who reminds him of his DeadLittleSister.dead little sister.]]


Has nothing to do with the Starz series [[Series/Boss Boss]] starring KelseyGrammer.

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* EmbarrassingOldPhoto: Osawa playing a thief named "Heisuke-san".


* HenpeckedHusband: Chief Tanba in Season 2 is hinted to be one.

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* HenpeckedHusband: Chief Tanba in Season 2 is hinted to be one.


* CoolOldGuy: Oyama Genzo, keeps his calm all the time. [[spoiler:Even though he was targeted with an explosion and then kidnapped]].

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* CoolOldGuy: Oyama Genzo, who keeps his calm all the time. [[spoiler:Even though he was targeted with an explosion and then kidnapped]].


* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo toward Manami-chan.]]

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* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Masaki Shougo toward towards Manami-chan.]]

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