Sakurai, who works for an ad agency, bumped into a young man on his way home and dropped some business materials and a magazine and they were destroyed. Luckily, the young man happened to have the same magazine and offered to give it to Sakurai, so Sakurai followed him to his house. The young man, Minagawa Youichi, who is a college student, owns a big old house which used to be a boarding home. Sakurai thinks Minagawa is unsociable and hard to get along with but somehow he ends up visiting the house frequently…
Overworked, still single, 38-year-old salaryman Sakurai Kazuaki collides with a young man at the train station - causing the magazine he was carrying to be spoiled. This young man, Minagawa Youichi, is a student at an art college and lives in a big, old-fashioned mansion with two of his cousins. Since he happens to own the same magazine, he takes Sakurai to his house, saying "If I trade my copy with yours, you'll have nothing to complain about, right?"
Despite feeling annoyed and frustrated by the unsociable Youichi's arrogant behaviour, Sakurai soon finds himself a frequent visitor of the secluded household, inexplicably drawn to its enigmatic owner...