Growing up can be a bumpy street, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest existence whilst her father begins a new task in San Francisco. Like everybody, Riley is guided via her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the manipulate center internal Riley's mind, in which they help endorse her through everyday lifestyles. As Riley and her feelings warfare to alter to a new existence in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's most important and most crucial emotion, tries to keep things superb, the emotions struggle on how high-quality to navigate a brand new metropolis, residence and school.