Shinobu Yaguchi -- who later charmed international audiences with his thoroughly enjoyable Adrenaline Drive -- debuts with this bleak comedy of errors. Junko Suzuki (Saori Serikawa) is a average high school student about to suffer from an object lesson in Murphy's law. One day, while riding the train on her friend's student pass, she is caught by the conductor. She manages to escape, but she inadvertently leaves her bag behind. The station manager calls Junko's mother, who abjectly apologizes for her daughter's indiscretion. Meanwhile, Junko boards another train and ventures to her grandmother's house. She arrives, but she discovers that the house is empty and promptly falls asleep. When she is woken up that night by her parents, she learns that her grandmother had died and they have come to attend the funeral. During their drive home, a motorcycle slams into their car, and Junko's parents are hospitalized. Junko is stuck with her grandmother's ashes. Walking to the train station from the hospital, Junko trips and the contents of the urn disappear under a street sweeper. After that, things get really awful for her.
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