Umi-shu (Sea Liqueur)
The program will introduce the works of writer Masatomo Tamaru in the genre ‘short-short stories’ over 2 weeks. Featured in the first segment is his most popular story, "Umi-shu (Sea Liqueur)," a nostalgic tale of a spirit blended with "memories" of local seas. The protagonist comes across the umi-shu of his hometown in a bar. Fascinated by its mysterious taste, he keeps returning to the bar until one day the last drop is poured into his glass.