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- Drama: Salaryman Kintaro / Kintaro, the White-collar Worker
- Japanese: サラリーマン金太郎
- Director: Mitsunori Morita, Kenjiro Kuranuki
- Writer: Kenji Nakazono
- Network: TBS
- Episodes: 11
- Release Date: January 10 - March 21, 1999
- Runtime: Sunday 21:00
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Kintaro Yajima comes to Tokyo and is hired by Yamato Construction Company when he saves the life of the company's CEO. A former leader of a motorcycle gang, Kintaro is known for his highly principled and forthright way of dealing with matters and is never afraid to tell his superiors exactly what he thinks. This has a tendency of irritating some; but when corruption from within the company begins to surface, he may be the only one who can stand up to it. This story is based on the best-selling comic book of the same title.
- Based on Hiroshi Motomiya's manga series "Salaryman Kintaro" (first published 1994).
- Series is premised on main character Yajima Kintaro, a former motorcycle gang member, who becomes a working salaryman due to his promise to his late wife.
- Related titles:
- Salaryman Kintaro (TBS / 1999)
- Salaryman Kintaro (1999)
- Salaryman Kintaro 2 (TBS / 2000)
- Salaryman Kintaro 3 (TBS / 2002)
- Salaryman Kintaro 4 (TBS / 2004)
- Salaryman Kintaro (TV Asahi / 2008)
- Salaryman Kintaro 2 (TV Asahi / 2010)
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