With her gloomy demeanor, Sawako has a hard time fitting in. But when an outgoing classmate approaches her, life takes a turn for the better.
When a grisly murder brings Detective Maik Briegand back to his small hometown, he finds himself dredging up bodies, clues and his own past traumas.
A musician goes to lead a festival on a scenic island, where he begins an unexpected romance and finds himself entwined in other people's problems.
Makoto navigates life on the rough and lively streets of Ikebukuro while trying to solve the brutal murder of a close friend.
Having had enough of her life in the big city, a young woman heads to a remote town where she meets a local librarian who's also seeking an escape.