A Tokyo suburb with a middle American feel, the city of Fussa is home to a US military base with its wide avenues. Shiro (Yuya Yagira), fresh out of high school and work at a gas station, who finds himself standing in that ambivalent "no man's land" between adolescence and adulthood, ready to strike out on his own but uncertain whether to trust his underdeveloped instincts. One day, Noriko (Erika Sawajiri) arrive at the gas station as the newly-hired help. Shiro is alarmed at his loss of composure in front of her. He is love-struck, and his bittersweet initiation into adult life begins.