Hiroshi Kataoka (Masaharu Fukuyama) works at a bank. He receives a promotion to manager of the Kamata branch. He is also informed that the Kamata branch will be shut down and he does not have to work hard. After the branch’s shutdown, he will work again at the bank’s headquarters. Hiroshi Kataoka is embarrassed by the situation. He sees the branch employees work hard and they do not know the branch will close. Hiroshi Kataoka is conflicted between his job and his employees.
“Group Demotion” takes over TBS‘ Sunday 21:00 time slot previously occupied by “The Good Wife.”
Based on novels “Shudan Sasen” & “Shinsohan Ginko Shitencho” by Tetsuo Ebato(published 1993 by Sekaibunka & January 16, 2019 by Kodansha).