25-year-old Arimura Akari graduated from the local nursing school in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture and works for the hospital's geriatric ward. When she became a nurse, she wanted to be of help to others and appreciated by those people she helped. But in the course of slaving away for a meagre salary over the past four years, Akari would rather quit and get married quickly. Then she gets the chance for a fresh start with a makeover as a well-off young lady. She slips into the very exclusive Toh Hospital which draws a stream of politicians, entertainers and intellectuals despite the expensive medical care. However, it is a hospital with novice doctors, adulterous nurses and spoiled patients. Among them is the head nurse, who is called the overall director of the "White Inner Palace", is tough on Akari and many difficulties are in store for her every day. Moreover, the policy to keep things that happen in the hospital under wraps is certainly like the inner palace.