Great Fortune entails the story of Azuki, a Japanese-American teenage girl living in the US, struggling to find her place in the world. When 16-year-old Azuki is challenged with taking over the family’s daifuku shop for the day, she grows frustrated with her cultural identity and responsibilities. Little does she know she has forgotten the most important ingredient to her mother’s secret recipe, imbuing bad luck into the daifuku. What is the missing ingredient? Will she be able to undo the chaos she has caused across town?
Great Fortune is a combination of cultures, inspired by magical realism and coming-of-age comedy, in hopes of sharing a new perspective on the struggles of being Asian-American with various audience members.