Eiichi Nishio (Kento Nagayama) is a young actor. He is not very popular and only receives offers to play dead bodies. One day, he wanders around Nakameguro, Tokyo and recognizes the restaurant/bar Izakaya Fuji. He saw pictures of Izakaya Fuji on a woman's Instagram account and decides to go in.
There, he meets Nao Omori (Nao Omori) and other actors who are all regulars at Izakaya Fuji.
Goro Nanase (Eita) and Kyusaku Kogure (Go Morita) are private detectives at Akatsuka Detective Agency. The agency is led by Kaoru Kaze (Tomoko Yamaguchi). One day, a client comes in and asks the agency to find his daughter. She went missing a month ago.
When Ritsu (Tomoya Nagase) was little, he was abandoned by his mother Reiko (Shinobu Otake). Ritsu belongs in the lower social strata. He happens to help Rinka (Riho Yoshioka).
One day, Ritsu gets involved in a case and gets severely injured in the head. He can die at anytime. He attempts to find his mother and be good to her before his death. Ritsu finally finds his mother, but learns that she is leading a happy life with her pianist son Satoru (Kentaro Sakaguchi). He thought his mother abandoned him due to poverty. Ritsu decides to take revenge on his mother. Ritsu then meets Rinka again, who is Satoru’s childhood friend.
Kousaku Aizawa (Tomohisa Yamashita), Megumi Shiraishi (Yui Aragaki), Mihoko Hiyama (Erika Toda), Kazuo Fuikawa (Yosuke Asari) and Haruka Saejima (Manami Higa) have worked and pursued careers down different paths.
When Rei Okumori (Sota Fukushi) was in the 3rd grade of middle school, he killed his father to protect his mother Akiko (Honami Suzuki). His father physically abused his mother. They buried his dead body in their yard and made it appear he went missing. Since that time, they kept they their secret and did not tell anyone.
Haruta (Shori Sato) is handsome and smart, Chika (Kanna Hashimoto) is bright and naive. When they were children, they were friends until Haruta’s family moved away while he was in the 3rd grade. They meet again during a high school entrance ceremony. After all of these years, Chika is eager to join the wind instrument club. Due to an incident, the wind instrument club is about to be disbanded. Chika can't give up the flute so she attracts Haruta to her side and tries to recruit members from the wind instrument club. The group attempts to solve various cases taking place at their school while they plan to take part in a contest.
A mysterious international crime organization makes a demand of 900 million yen from the Japanese government for the release of hostages. The group then targets a victory parade of a world sports game to commit indiscriminate terror.
In 1995, 5 serial murder cases took place. Wataru Makimura (Hideaki Ito) took charge of the murder cases and tried to catch the serial killer. Due to the killer's trap, Wataru Makimura's superior was killed. The serial murder case has been unsolved to this date.
22 years later, a murder memoir "Watashi ga Satsujinhan desu” ("I am a Murderer") is published. The author describes himself as the killer responsible for the 5 unsolved serial murder cases. The author, Masato Sonezaki (Tatsuya Fujiwara), has an attractive appearance and appears at a press conference for his newly published book.
During the Sengoku period, the Ii family governs the Totomi region. Due to many past wars, there are no more male successors left to become a lord. Naotora Ii (Kou Shibasaki), the only daughter of the lord, now becomes a lord. She faces a difficult period. The constant love from her fiance, whom she became engaged with at a young age, helps her to keep moving forward.
Kantarou Ametani (Matsuya Onoe) is a handsome single man with glasses. He works as a salesperson for a publishing company. He does his job well and has the trust of those around him, but he has secret. He skips work and eats sweets.