Mr. Watanabe unearths that he has terminal most cancers. He vows to make his very last days meaningful. His tries to communicate his discomfort to his son and daughter-in-law lead handiest to heartbreak. Finally, stimulated by using an unselfish co-worker, he turns his efforts to bringing happiness to others by means of constructing a playground in a dreary slum community. When the park is finally completed, he is capable of face loss of life with non violent recognition.