: In 'Galileo,' Fukuyama Masaharu plays a genius physicist and university associate professor, Yukawa Manabu, who solves difficult mysteries. Affectionately known as Tantei Galileo ('Detective Galileo'), Yukawa is brilliant, an all-round sportsman, tall and handsome but eccentric. Yukawa's partner is a rookie cop, Utsumi Kaoru (Shibasaki Kou), a hot-blooded woman with a strong sense of justice.
* The drama is based on a novel series by Higashino Keigo, who won the prestigious Naoki Prize last year.
* Fukuyama Masaharu wrote the music and lyrics for the theme song. He also accompanies singer Shibasaki Kou on guitar and vocals in the chorus.
* On October 4, 2008 was released a big screen spin-off of this drama series intitled Suspect X (Yogisha X No Kenshin).