Thursdays, 11.58 p.m. – 12.38 a.m. from 22 October 2009
Kita Morio, a freeter (freelance part-time worker), applies to secure a gallery seat at a trial for part-time work. He finally obtains an admission ticket. Although Morio has completely no interest in the trial, he is lured by Oda Miwa, a cute female university student, to sit in. In the gallery seats of the courtroom, Morio becomes glued to the trial. Here swirls human deeds which may be said to be a whole life in microcosm. Morio gets hooked on being a courtroom spectator ever since this trial …
Mukai Osamu as Kita Morio
A freeter (freelance part-time worker) of today. Because he is kind to people and indecisive, he is easily swayed by the opinions of others. Seeking a ticket to listen to a trial, he goes to the courthouse to queue. As he sits in the gallery seats for the first time, he becomes fascinated by the real and harsh trial, and gets engrossed in it …
Minami Akina as Oda Miwa
A third-year university student from the law faculty who aims to take the bar exam. Her future ambition is to be a public prosecutor and she repeatedly attends court to listen to the trials. Though knowledgeable about law, she is too theoretical. She is cute and spontaneous.
Rokkaku Seiji as Yamano Torio
A hard-core courtroom spectator. He carries a file in which he has independent trial records of the past 10 years as well as the traits of the judges and prosecutors. Even Miwa acknowledges his superior knowledge but his work and family are a mystery.