It’s 1681, Oshichi is the daughter of Kihee and Ofusa who own a vegetables store. Unfortunately the store burns down in a fire, while it’s being rebuilt Oshichi is sent to a temple. There she meets and falls deeply in love with Kichisaburo. Together they take care of and teach homeless children. However, after having returned home Oshichi learns that her father has someone else in mind as her future husband.