Junichi Okada, Kenichi Matsuyama, Erika Sawajiri, Akira Terao, Yutaka Matsushige, Ittoku Kishibe, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Norito Yashima, Rie Mimura, Mikako Ichikawa, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kaho, Yoshie Ichige, Reiko Takashima, Marie Iitoyo, Kippei Shiina, Toshiro Yanagiba, Kayoko Kishimoto, Koji Mukai, Takumi Saito, Ikusaburo Yamazaki
The immortal masterpiece that launched a thousand medical dramas is adapted once again! Its main character and ambitious, genius surgeon Zaizen is played by Junichi Okada. The dignity of human life is a key component to this philosophical, societal human drama. It's set in modern medical times, when developments in treatment are changing the world of medicine at a dizzying pace, and tells the story of a fierce power struggle playing out at a corrupt university hospital.