Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.
Rui used to be a singer, but now works at a bar. She then meets successful idol singer Momoko, but, by accident, Rui kills Momoko and her colleagues. To create an alibi, Rui puts together an idol group.
Reiji Kikukawa (Toma Ikuta), who has a strong sense of justice, graduated from the police academy with the lowest score ever. He becomes a police constable, but is suddenly fired by the Police Chief due to "disciplinary" issues.
Description: Hiroko Matsukata(Miho Kanno) is a super busy magazine editor. Just like any other 28-yearold woman, she enjoys going on dates with her boyfriend, fashion and her private life. But once she turns her switch into working mode, she sacrifices all that and dedicates her life to work. That’s when her colleagues refer to her as the Hataraki Man (working man). Her success at work however doesn’t give her total satisfaction. She constantly questions: “Why do I chose work over my boyfriend?” “What am I working for?” These are the questions all working people have asked themselves once, and the viewers can’t help relating themselves to Hiroko’s experiences.
“Why do people work?”  ... The viewers and the characters of this uplifting drama search for the answer through different types of working people, who all imply different answers to the question: a sense of accomplishment, fulfillment, mission, obligation, happiness, or…?