: Single mother Hiroko and her 6-year-old son Tomoya are walking along the street one afternoon when they suddenly encounter a young samurai. Not just a period drama actor, but a real one from Edo period who somehow sliped forward in time 180 years to the present. Hiroko decides to help lost shelterless samurai named Yasubei and allows him to stay with her. Yasubei, being a properly raised son of Edo, feels obligated to repay her kindness — offers to do housework and cooking. After making pudding for Tomoya, Yasubei discovers he has a natural gift for making various western desserts.
- The movie is based on Gen Araki’s novel “Fushigi no Kuni no Yasubei” (Yasubei in Wonderland).
- Actor Ryo Nishikido attended cooking classes for two months to prepare for his role.