- Based on the eponymous novel by Tetsuo Takashima.
Yuuji Nishizaki used to be a photographer of battlefield. He went back hometown because he had loose the passion of his job, furthermore, his wife died because of disease. These all made him decided to retire from his position. In a midnight, he heard rumble sounds and saw red light appeared at the sky. Based on pure reflex, he pressed the shutter.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Watase suddenly received the news about Midnight Eagle crashed at Mount Northern Alps. He ordered Self-Defense Force went to collect wreckage of crashed plane but this team got attacked by enemies. In other hand, a young man, Shinichiro Ochiai felt suspicious on Nishizaki’s picture. So they went to Mount Northern Alps for investigation. However, they heard gun shots and saw blood-stained on the battlefield. At the same time, sister-in-law of Nishizaki, Journalist Arisawa Keiko makes an investigation based on Ochiai’s picture too. She found out the secret after connected with Chosun agent that is Midnight Eagle was a stealth bomber to exterminate Japan.
Unluckily, this bomber was activated. There’s only 48 hours for Nishizaki, Ochiai and Saeki to save 127 million Japanese…