Suffering from population decline, the small seaside town of Uobuka decides to welcome 6 strangers into the community.
After a sudden worldwide power cut, a Tokyo family are caught up in the chaos as millions traverse the country in search of electricity.
A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months.
Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he's done to support them.
Vegetation thrives in painter Morikazu's garden, which is home to creatures that serve as models for his paintings, including numerous bugs and cats.