Sawa Yamagishi (Sakura Ando) worked as a nursing-care helper. The family for an old man asked Sawa to sleep with him, which led her to eventually lose her job and house.
Until The Break Of Dawn - Tsunagu
High school student Ayumi (Tori Matsuzaka) is trained by his grandmother (Kirin Kiki) to act as a "tsunagu," an intermediary for people who want to reach the dead.
Little Forest: Winter & Spring
Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.