The manga’s story follows Ohara, an American of Japanese descent, aboard his first aircraft carrier
"Meet USS George Washington sailor Jack Ohara. Ohara is a young third-class petty officer, nervous about coming to Japan on his first overseas assignment. Ohara gets seasick, knocks his knees on ladders and gets into trouble for eating food stolen from the mess hall. His mentor is Petty Officer 1st Class Elly Benton, a fellow seaman."