Akira Tachibana (Nana Komatsu) is a 17-year-old high school student. She was once a promising athlete, but an injury has prevented her from taking part in track and field. One day, Akira Tachibana goes to a family restaurant and the manager talks to her in a tender voice. This makes Akira Tachibana begin working part-time at the restaurant. The manager is 45-year-old Masami Kondo (Yo Oizumi) and he is divorced with a child. Akira Tachibana falls in love with him.
‘After the Rain’ is based on manga series “Koi wa Ameagari no You ni” by Jun Mayuzuki (first published June 27, 2014). Director Akira Nakai’s previous film ‘Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High’ is a manga adaptation, too.