Drama series depicts the daily lives of Shuhei Fujisawa’s family through the eyes of daughter Nobuko. In 1963, Shuhei Fujisawa (Noriyuki Higashiyama) works as a reporter for a newspaper, but dreams of writing novels. He lives with his daughter Nobuko and his mother after his wife passes away. Shuhei Fujisawa then marries Masako Kosuga (Takako Matsu). Shuhei Fujisawa goes on to the win the Naoki Prize in 1973.