Ryou is the protagonist of the series and is a second-year middle school girl who lives by herself. Her parents live abroad due to their work, and she was brought up by her grandmother, who died a year before the story begins. Her wish is to pass the entrance examination of a high school specializing in art, and therefore she goes to an art cram school, where she gets to know Shina. As the story progresses, she enters her desired high school, where she becomes classmates with Kirin and Shiina. Ryou is a talented cook and is capable of cooking a wide range of dishes.