Main protagonist is Tsurumi Asuta. 17 yrs old, 2nd year high schooler.
He was working as an apprentice cook at [Tsurumi-ya], managed by his father.
One day a fire broke out in [Tsurumi-ya], for the sake of his father’s cherished knife [Santoku Houchou – the japanese kind] he ran back inside to retrieve it and thus met his end. Before he knew it he awoke to an unknown environment. He was then attacked by a beast resembling a boar but a girl named ‘Ai=Fa’ from the [People of Morihen] saved him. It was then that he realized he was really in different world…