Takami (Yuko Araki) has a painful past. She has worked as a reporter for 2 years at a broadcasting station. She works on the news program “Afternoon Japan,” but the program is on the brink of being cancelled. She is proud of her work as a reporter. One day, a female high school student is kidnapped. Takami and her senior reporter Taichi chase after a scoop on the case in hopes of reviving their news program. Following a police officer, Takami sees the victim’s body, who was brutally murdered.