Moriyama Mikuri starts working as a cleaner for Tsuzaki Hiramasa after she is fired from her job. After just a couple of weeks of working there, her parents inform her of their decision to move out to the countryside. Mikuri cannot see a future for herself there, so in a desperate move, she asks Tsuzaki if he would consider hiring her as his wife. To her surprise, he agrees to pay her to become a housewife. As neither are confident their friends and family would accept such an idea, they decide to pretend to really get married.
In both dramas the two main characters decide to get married for purely practical reasons without any love between them. They go through awkward meetings between the parents and friends and try to pretend to be a true couple.