Kenji is a young Japanese man living in New York. He lives off the money his parents send him. Kenji dreams of a beautiful blond haired woman who claims that she is Death. The next day, he is absolutely shocked when he sees Death he saw in his dream last night chasing an Arab man from a cafe. He begins to follow them to find out the true identity of the woman. But his interference only gets the Arab man caught by Death and her gang. Death kisses him with appreciation and disappears. The next morning, Kenji wakes to find Death sitting at the head of his bed. Death tells him that she will take Kenji at 9 p.m. that night as a token of appreciation for his interference. Kenji now only has 12 hours to live. He is unable to come to terms with his fate.