Ten years have gone by since Eriko moved to Tokyo to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. But things haven’t gone like she expected and for Eriko there was no hope in sight. She receives the news about her older sister’s sudden death. Eriko returns home to attend her sister’s funeral and barely manages to deliver a eulogy. Her relatives question Eriko’s pretend life as a successful actress. On a whim, Eriko declares that she will care for Kazuma, her sister’s ten-year-old son, while finding out that her sister worked as a mourner-for-hire at funerals.