Struggling actress Natsume juggles odd jobs and auditions; photographer Limi ponders womanhood and success before finding the perfect new subject.
Her fame growing, Natsume is blindsided by an impromptu shopping spree when she's invited to a VIP event. Limi's friends discuss her fertility options.
Hiraku and Natsume get closer when she attends a photoshoot. Limi goes out on a limb to find a suitable donor as Eriko balances work and motherhood.
Akane takes Natsume under her wing, but the fame goes to her head. Yuruco sets up an auspicious meeting while Eriko receives a life-altering diagnosis.
Tamio and Limi struggle with relationships and fertility in their own ways after his revelation. Natsume deals with fallout after her carelessness.
The ladies struggle under societal pressures as Natsume confronts her actions, Akane tries to support her clients and Limi receives happy news.
Spring brings new beginnings as the "girls" catch up. When Natsume clears the air with her friends, she gets some advice that will change her world.
Natsume and her friends work on their new project while Limi balances work, family, and a meddling mother. Yuruco gets a push towards happiness.
Despite setbacks, Natsume and the women around Tokyo secure their happiness before the Women of the Future Awards return with a bang.