Date aired: Oct 24, 2009
Shizumanu Taiyō is based on a novel by Toyoko Yamasaki. Set in the 1960s, the story centers on Hajime Onchi, the chairman of the employees' union for a large national airline corporation. His reward for fighting for better working conditions for the staff is a series of postings abroad, to Pakistan, Iran, and finally Kenya, a destination to which the company does not even fly.
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