Shortly after Kenta freed a trapped crane from a snare, a mysterious woman appears at his home. Beautiful Yukiko insists on becoming his wife and though he knows he can't afford to marry, he also cannot resist the temptation to claim her as his own. It isn't long before he finds himself falling in love with the strange young woman, even though she refuses to share any information about her past.
Yukiko has good reason to keep her secrets. If Kenta ever discovers the truth about her identity, it could destroy their chance at happiness and force them apart forever...
The Crane Wife is a fantasy romance based on the Japanese folktale "Tsuru Nyobo."