- Drama: Akira and Akira (literal title)
- Romaji: Akira to Akira
- Japanese: アキラとあきら
- Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani, Kosuke Suzuki
- Writer: Jun Ikeido (novel), Youichi Maekawa
- Network: WOWOW
- Release Date: July 9, 2017 —
- Runtime: Sundays 22:00
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Akira Kaido (Osamu Mukai) comes from a wealthy background. His father ran a large company. Akira Yamazaki (Takumi Saito) comes from a difficult background. His father went bankrupt and their family runaway during the middle of the night. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki are hired at the same bank.
April, 1986, training for new bank employees takes place. Two teams are made to carry out a mission. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki lead the opposing teams.
- Based on the novel “Akira to Akira” by Jun Ikeido (published from 2006 to 2009 in novel magazine Mondai Shosetsu ).
Additional Cast Members:
- Miori Takimoto
- Takaya Kamikawa – (cameo)