Behind the story of
originates from a Japanese idiom, Ichi-go Ichi-e (一期一会
), expressing a cultural concept to cherish everyone that we have came across in our lifetime as such moments may not reoccur. Every encounter requires a unique combination of time, space, light, mood, thought and circumstances. Some people come into our lives as a form of seed, which takes root over time. While there are others who may influence our whole life from a transient encounter.