Takasugi Harumi is a 31-year-old man, and even though he has a college degree, he is unable to find a job. One day Miya, Harumi's aunt, a sister-like woman to Harumi, suddenly dies. Harumi had a 12 years old daughter, Kururi, and now that her mother is dead, she has no one to rely on. Harumi has to take care of Kururi now but her heart was kept closed. "Obentou," a lunch box made reasons to get closer to each other. Each lunch box has there feeling, love and there heart in to it. This is a lovable heartful story..
Takasugi-san Chi no Obentou was published in English as Takasugi-San's Obento by Digital Manga Publishing before dropping it after the second volume. First volume was published on October 30, 2013, and second on April 29, 2014.