The unemployed Shibata Michiko is betting everything she has on her romance with a younger man—literally. In order to keep him happy, she deprives herself of the things she wants and buys him expensive clothing and accessories. Since she's flat out broke, she needs to find a job before she starves to death and loses her young love interest. However, Michiko discovers that the boy was never interested in her romantically. Depressed at being dumped and after a series of unsuccessful interviews, she bumps into Kurosawa—an intimidating former boss she used to dislike.
Shibata is a 29 year old pushover that has simply rotten taste in men. Her current boyfriend was just using her as a meal ticket and for freebies. I really like her even though she is clueless. Shunin used to be her boss and they have a wonderful love/hate relationship where the sparks just fly between them. I love how she calls him gross all the time, it is unbelievably cute. All the characters are great in... read more
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