Ten-year-old Takuya has a new job: to look after his baby brother Minoru…looks like it's time to put on the kid gloves!
Young Takuya has it tough. Since his mother passed away, he's had to take care of his baby brother Minoru while their father works the long hours of a Japanese "salaryman."
Seiichi, the old neighborhood bully, has moved back to town, and his sudden arrival is causing all sorts of trouble. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kimura, are torn between feeling angry for the way he disgraced the family name and the love they still have for him. The local merchants are up in arms, ready for a preemptive strike against Seiichi's vandalism--even if he has no intention of causing trouble! But for Takuya, the real effect of Seiichi's visit is what he has to say about Takuya's own past…
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