Kamura Yoichiro is a distinguished heart surgeon who had discovered the cure to rejuvenate aging failing hearts. However, Kamura is unaware of the side-effect of the cure that he had invented... the heart will rupture when it is over stimulated.
Sakuma Kazuhisa is a bureaucrat who believes that the old are a problem to society. He feels that they are good-for-nothings who should be eliminated before they destroy the country. Suspecting Kamura's cure to have a negative side-effect, Sakuma plots to use it to achieve his nefarious objectives.
Kuraki Rentaro was once a famous actor. His heart is failing, but he wishes to star in one last film before he dies, and so he opts for the procedure under Kamura.