Cold Case file05 Lockheed Scandal (keishichou tokumei keiji futari ~ daikanyama cold case) is Japan drama premiere on Dec 23, 2015 on TV Tokyo. Cast members: Yamamoto Mirai, Matsushige Yutaka...
40 years have passed since Lockheed Payoff Scandal, the biggest bribery scandal after the World War the Second. The program tries to reveal the hidden facts, what lies behind the incident?
With secret materials secured by the late Yusuke Yoshinaga, lead prosecutor of Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, NHK, dramatized the concealed facts in the process of investigation. The special investigation department got to the heart of the scandal over Yoshio Kodama in secret contract with Lockheed Cooperation, and enormous amount of money flow accompanying with introduction of commercial aircrafts, money possible used as bribery in political and business circles, even tracing the shadow of their military aircraft, P3C.
However, the investigation had rough going, finally leading to the unprecedented development, the arrest of Kakuei Tanaka, the former Prime Minister of Japan. The truth about what has happened was got buried under the darkness. The drama, consisting of the first and the latter part, illuminates huge and unknown dark side of the scandal.