Each year, aspiring barbers and beauticians from all over Japan display their skills in a national competition. Students from a reputable hairdressing school in Kochi have often won the top prize. The school's strength lies in its unique method of having students teach each other. The students are often reluctant to reveal their secrets. But as the big day nears, they become more willing to share what they know. We follow the students as they grow while helping others to grow as well.