Yû Aoi (Momoko (Young))Munetaka AokiGaku HamadaMasahiro HigashideKankurô KudôYûko Tanaka (Momoko (Old))
Momoko is a woman who is seventy-five-years old and lives alone. She lives in Tokyo, but was not born there having arrived there over fifty years ago. She had met a nice man, been proposed to and accepted. She gave birth to two children before her husband had died. She was alone again until finding her way into a library one day. She soon found solace and companionship in the books and her life was changed. This is her journey.