The new mystery thriller drama series ‘Burn the House Down’ follows Anzu Murata deciding to go undercover as a housekeeper for the new mistress of the powerful and wealthy Miratai home in order to seek the truth about the fire that caused the destruction of her family thirteen years back.
Mei Nagano has been cast in the role of Anzu in the series. It was released in the United States on July 13, 2023.
Following is a list of other Japanese thriller TV series that you might be interested liked watching Burn the House Down.
Top 10 Series Like Burn the House Down.
Alice in Borderland – Number of Seasons: 2
Shinsuke Sato directed this Japanese sci-fi thriller drama TV series that is adapted from the same manga of Haro Aso.
The plot follows Ryōhei Arisu and Yuzuha Usagi as allies who are trapped in an abandoned Tokyo and are forced to take part in dangerous games in which the expired participants are shot by lasers from the sky and are executed.
Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya portrayed Ryōhei Arisu and Yuzuha Usagi respectively in the series. It ran from December 10, 2020, to December 22, 2022, on Netflix.
Death Note – Number of Seasons: 1
This dark fantasy mystery crime psychological thriller TV series is adapted from the same manga series by Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba.
The plot follows an intelligent reserved college student Light Yagami who comes across a black notebook known as the titular Death Note which is able to kill anybody whose name is written on its pages.
Light, as a vigilante, begins to use that notebook to eliminate evil people from the world attracting the attention of L, an enigmatic international detective, who stars in a game of cat and mouse.
Masataka Kubota and Kento Yamazaki portrayed Light and L respectively in the series. It ran from 5th July to 13th September 2015 on NTV.
Your Turn to Kill – Number of Seasons: 1
Yasushi Akimoto created this Japanese TV drama series the plot of which finds a recently married couple buying a new home and getting entangled in the swap murder game of their neighbor. The series ran from 14th April to 8th September 2019 on NTV.
Signal – Number of Seasons: 1
Fuji TV created this Japanese police procedural thriller TV series that serves as a remake of the same South Korean drama. Kentaro Sakaguchi, Michiko Kichise, and Kazuki Kitamura are the main cast members of the series. It ran from 10th April to 12th June of 2018.
The Journalist – Number of Seasons: 1
This Japanese drama thriller series follows a highly respected reporter named Anna Matsuda who uses her strong beliefs to seek truth and becomes determined to expose the corruption of the modern Japanese society, ravaged by political crimes and scandals.
Ryôko Yonekura played Anna Matsuda in the series. It premiered on Netflix on January 13, 2022.
Devil – Number of Seasons: 1
This Japanese suspense drama series is the remake of the Korean TV series titled ‘The Devil’. The plot revolves around a two-faced lawyer named Ryo Naruse who presents himself as a kind-hearted man representing the poor, but beneath this facade is a devil plotting revenge against the people who are responsible for the death of his younger brother.
Satoshi Ohno starred as Ryo Naruse in the series. It ran from 4th July to 12th September of 2008 on TBS.
Love You as the World Ends – Number of Seasons: 4
This apocalyptic horror drama TV series revolves around a survivor named Hibiki who was trapped for four days in a tunnel and finds out, after barely coming out of that tunnel alive, that the outside world has changed completely.
He begins to search for his girlfriend without much success. Ryoma Takeuchi portrayed Hibiki in the series. It ran from January 17, 2021, to April 16, 2023, on NTV, Netflix, and Hulu Japan.
Miss Sherlock – Number of Seasons: 1
This Japanese crime drama series serves as a female-led adaptation of Sherlock Holmes detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The main characters are two women and are based on Holmes and Watson, played by Yūko Takeuchi and Shihori Kanjiya respectively. This is the first notable series to cast a woman as a Holmes-like detective. It ran from 27th April to 15th June of 2018.
Re:Mind – Number of Seasons: 1
This psychological thriller TV series follows a number of high school classmates who find themselves hostage in a large dining room. The series was released on October 13, 2017 on Netflix.
Liar Game – Number of Seasons: 1
This mystery thriller TV series is adapted from Shinobu Kaitani’s same-titled manga and follows a college student and a former con artist teaming up to win money in the titular game. The series ran from 20th October to 18th November of 2014 on tvN.