Tokyo in 1964. The Olympics are set to take place in Tokyo and the country has experienced a period of rapid economic growth. The inhabitants of Third Street live amidst all the change in their usual optimistic ways. Novelist Ryunosuke is now married to Hiromi and they live with Junnosuke who is now in high school. Auto mechanic Norifumi Suzuki stills run his mechanic shop across the street with his wife Tomoe, son Ippei and employee Mutsuko. Their shop has experienced growth over the years. A turning point then occurs for the residents on Third Street ...