Takao, a high school student who dreams of becoming a shoe designer, decides to skip school one day to sketch in a rainy garden where he encounters Yukino. Older, but perhaps not much wiser, she seems adrift in the world. They strike up an unusual relationship that evolves through random meetings that always occur in the same garden on rainy days. But the rainy season is coming to a close, and there are so many things still left undone between them. Will Takao be able put his feelings to words? Between the raindrops and the calms in the storm, what will blossom in THE GARDEN OF WORDS?