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Hana’s Miso Soup

Based on a true story.

Chie (Ryoko Hirosue) enjoys happy days with her boyfriend Shingo (Kenichi Takito), but she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Chie is shaken with anxiety, but her boyfriend asks her to marry him. Chie gives up hope of having a baby due to the drugs she takes for cancer treatment. Nevertheless, she gets pregnant. Even though she is risking her life giving birth, Chie gives birth to a healthy baby. Their baby is named Hana. Chie, Shingo and Hana live happily as a family, but…

The movie is based on the book “Hanachan no Misoshiru” by Shingo Yasutake, Chie Yasutake, Hana Yasutake (published March 13, 2012 by Bungeishunju). The book is based on their own true story.