The story revolves around Tomekichi, a man who was born in the downtown area of Osaka. For certain reasons, he ends up burdened with a large debt. In order to escape the collectors, he runs, and ends up finding a house in an alley. In this house, he spots an outdoor fighting ring. In the ring, two teachers of “Tōhan” are fighting against each other, holding only an empty bowl and a pair of chopsticks.