The city of Tajimi, located in the southern part of Gif Prefecture, Japan, is famous for Mino earthenware. The city is dotted with historical pottery producers and ceramic art museums. It has facilities where you can try your hand at making pottery, and many restaurants that serve food on Minoware dishes.
The story begins when a high school girl moves to a shopping street in Tajimi. Many encounters await her, friends, town folk, ceramic art, etc. What will she discover in a town famous for ceramic?"
The main character encounters Toko-senpai in Episode One.
Himeno Tokyama, the main character, has been living alone with her father for a long time. She is invited by her classmate to the pottery club.
the setting - tajimi
Tajimi is located near the centre of the Japanese Archipelago. With a population of 115,000, it is also central to the region. Tajimi is a city surrounded by abundant nature and mountains. It is easily accessed by Japan's three main metropolitan areas, the Chukyo area around Nagoya, the Kanto area around Tokyo, and the Kansai area around Osaka.
Because it is surrounded by mountains, it is known as one of the hottest cities in Japan. Tajimi is blessed with high quality clay and has a history over 1,000 years as the centre of Japan's pottery industry. It has produced the most living natural treasures [Preservers of Important Intangible Cultural Properties] in the pottery field.
Toko Aoki is an eleventh grader, one year older than the other Togei-bu members. She has been making pottery since she was small. When she concentrates on her work, she sometimes becomes oblivious to everything else.