The manga follows Kintarō Yajima, a former Bōsōzoku leader who, as a promise to his late wife, has become a salaryman. In 2005, Kintarō went from working as a salaryman to working for a foreign bank.
In 2005, Salaryman Kintaro began appearing as an online comic and eventually returned to Young Jump.
While the manga is not available in print in English, all 30 volumes and part of the sequel had been translated into English, and were available through the Comic Friends Facebook app. However, Comic Friends recently announced it will no longer be doing business in America.
Kintarō Yajima (矢島金太郎,,Yajima Kintarou)
The protagonist of the series, a high school dropout and former Bōsōzoku who retired to become a fisherman, but after he saved Morinosuke Yamato he was offered a job at Yamato Construction in the sales department.
Misuzu Yajima (矢島美鈴,,Yajima Misuzu)
Née Suenaga (末永). A high class woman who once had an affair with the late politician Seishirō Kuroda (黒田征四郎,,Kuroda Seishirou). She still has strong political and financial connections and later becomes Kintarō's wife.
Ryuta Yajima (矢島竜太,,Yajima Ryuta)
The son of Kintarō and his late wife Akemi.
Mimi Suenaga (末永美々,,Suenaga Mimi)
The daughter of Misuzu from her affair with Kuroda.
Akemi Yajima (矢島明美,,Yajima Akemi)
Kintarō's first wife, a kind blind woman who dies giving birth to Ryuta.
Morinosuke Yamato (大和守之助,,Yamato Morinosuke)
One of the many men that Kintarō saves. Chairman of Yamato Construction. He believes in Kintarō all the way.