When Akira was a kid, he had his fortune told by a lady; said fortune was a very ill one. The lady died a moment later after he had left her house. Then, he and his parents went missing in Alaska. Inugami was eventually found, but he was with wolves. He was sent to live with his aunt in Japan and now lives in an apartment. Over the course of the story, Inugami comes into contact with various other characters and learns to survive even with his ill fate.