"I love people. Who do I love, you ask? No, no! I love everyone--all of humanity! What do I love about them? Don't ask such rude questions! I love everything about them. Everything! But I cannot love you. And you--you should love me." Ikebukuro, Tokyo. A place where the clumsy and inept at love gather. A high school girl worried about her status. A third-rate magazine reporter covering the Ikebukuro beat. A teacher suspected of sexual harassment. A thug wearing a yellow bandanna, who is said to be toughest around. A young man who deals in all manner of sensitive information. And a headless rider on a coal-black motorcycle. As these individuals and more are drawn into a whirl of unlucky incidents, Ikebukuro itself will begin to crumble...!