Yamashita Tomohisa and Ito Hideaki will be starring in the FujiTV drama SP "Kindaichi Kosuke vs. Akechi Kogoro" which is due to be shown within this year. Yamashita will play the role of Kindaichi while Ito will play Akechi in this SP for which filming has begun. This is the second time that the two are working together since 2009 summer drama "Buzzer Beat" thus they commented that their chemistry will help them achieve great results this time.
Story: The family which operates a medicine wholesale business undergoes an upheaval which leads to the splitting into two factions Ganso and Honke. One day, Kiichirou, the eldest son of the Honke faction, poisons the Ganso household head Nagahiko and goes missing. Two years later, Kiichirou's younger sister Hatsue asks Kindaichi (Yamashita) to look for her brother. At the same time, Akechi (Ito) who takes an interest to Kindaichi after reading about his exploits in the newspapers, hides his identity and poses as a reporter in order to get closer to Kindaichi.