The Adventures of Kosuke Kindaichi (1979)
Obayashi’s take on the famous Kosuke Kindaichi series, made popular partly thanks to the numerous movie-adaptions by Kon Ichikawa, the most known being The Inugami Family. Kosuke Kindaichi is the most famous detective in Japan. Kindaichi gets a new case to figure out who has beheaded a valuable statue and made off with its head.
Ikko Furuya, Kunie Tanaka, Miyuki Matsuda, Hideko Yoshida, Chiyonosuke Azuma, Rinichi Yamamoto, Jiro Sakagami, Noboru Nakaya, Miyoko Akaza, Daigo Kusano, Fumi Dan, Shin Kishida, Masayo Miyako, Toshirō Mifune, Tatsuya Mihashi, Tōru Minegishi, Isao Natsuyagi, Etsuko Shihomi, Mariko Okada, Nobuhiko Obayashi, Seishi Yokomizo, Haruki Kadokawa, Yoichi Takabayashi, Kirin Kiki, Tomoko Saitō, Jun Harada, Toshio Egi, Shinsaku Himeda, Megumi Ishii, Akimitsu Takagi, Saho Sasazawa, Shôichi Hirose, Daisaku Kimura, Kazuo Satsuya, Megumi Ishii, Izumi Asuka, Urara Sen, Sakae Umezu, Jirô Daruma, Tamotsu Ono, Hajime Izu