Yura is a young boy whose family leaves Tokyo to live with his grandmother in the snowy countryside. Not only must he fit in at a new school, but it's a Christian one to boot. At first he's puzzled when he and his classmates are called to "worship", but he gradually adjusts to his new environment. One day, in the middle of a prayer, he sees a small Jesus appear before him. Every wish Yura makes to Jesus comes true, and he starts to have faith in the power of the Lord.
Hiroshi Okuyama is a director, screenwriter, editor and director of photography. He started his career as a director while still in high school. In 2009, aged only thirteen, he helmed the music video Graduationparty!!!!!, premiered at the Kyoto International Film Festival. He has also directed the short films The Swan Smiles (2016) and Tokyo 21st October (2018). Boku wa Iesu-sama ga kirai is his first feature film.