Original network: WOWOW;
Director: Nishiura Masaki [西浦正記]
Karasawa Toshiaki stars as Shitara Kyoichi, a mysterious fixer who can resolve any disputes and problems in the political and corporate world which the law and the police cannot handle. The story begins from the point when Kyoichi has finished serving his prison sentence.
One night, a car carrying the prime minister is involved in an accident, falling off a cliff. The deceased driver is suspected of drunk driving….. Furthermore, suspicion begins to mount that there is a connection to a secret scandal surrounding the approval of a new drug. Meanwhile, a man approaches the prime minister’s secretary, who is busy dealing with the accident. His name is Shitara Kyoichi, also known as the “fixer”. Kyoichi had covered up the PM’s misconduct in the past and had talked with the PM on the phone just before the accident. Was this an accident or was this a set-up in the political world? The prime minister, who has not regained consciousness, is forced to resign and an election for a new leader begins. Kyoichi then takes on the role of kingsmaker with the ruling party’s presidential candidates.