It all begins in the city of Uwajima of the Ehime Prefecture. Suzume(cast. Rina Takeda), a writer who struggles on her second novel went back to her hometown to work as a librarian in the bicycle department. Her job is to deliver the books and novel by riding a bicycle across the town. She works with Ken-Ichi Okazaki(cast. Yutaka Kobayashi) who is a former bike racer and Hana Harada who is a part-timer also the daughter of a sarcastic supervisor.
One day, the regular visitor of the library, Tome(cast. Kazuko Yoshiyuki) appeared and mention that she was also a librarian and used to worked in the Private Date Library that was burned during the air raid and was located in front of the current city library before the war. (Historical Fact)
On the other hand, the town was excited about the "Warrior Parade" for celebrating the 400 Years Anniversary of the Date family. However, they discovered that in order to restore the original print for the kimono they need the historical date from the "Book of the Heirloom" and the whole town was looking desperately for it. Also, realizing the library is planning to cut the bicycle department, Suzume set off with her bicycle for stopping the abolition and searching for the historical book.
Eventually, the historical book was discovered. It was held by Takeru, Tome's former lover who died during the war.
The whereabout of the historical book...
Will the kimono print be finished in time for the "Warrior Parade"?
And will Suzume be able to start and finish her very own second novel??
2015 was the 400th years since Hidemune the eldest son of Date Masamune ruled the island of Uwajima. This very youthful historical film was capable being made only because of this spectacular timing.