A Day in the Life of Retsuko is the first episode of the Netflix series Aggretsuko.

Netflix Synopsis

"As Retsuko enters her fifth year at a prestigious trading firms, she struggles to motivate herself everyday as the daily stress from work takes a toll."

Summary

Retsuko finds work at new company and believes her new life starts now. New place, new people, the future is ahead of her... but then she steps bad and twists her ankle, causing her to bring out a heavy metal cry.

Five years later, Retsuko wakes up in the morning and prepares to go to work. As she arrives at the company, she notices she is still in her sandals. She tries to sneak around unnoticed, but Tsunoda sees her. Retsuto starts doing some weird dance to distract her, but Tsunoda still notices her sandals and bursts a giggle. Going into the woman changing room, Kabae instantly starts telling her some rumors and then shows her nephew. Retsuto then greets Fenneko and as they speak about Tsunoda, Fenneko explains she doesn't like her and shows her social media profile, where she acts as an idol.

Taking her place in the office, the boss arrives and gets angry his desk isn't cleaned and that there is no water in the humidifier. Fenneko reminds Retsuko she was doing those things in the Mondays and Retsuko quickly apologizes and does her tasks. The boss then demands some tea and Retsuko barely holds her rage, but she makes him tea. But after he complains its bad and how incompetent she was, Retsuko rages and sings "shitty boss" in the bathroom. Retsuko, Fenneko and Haida then talk about how they do things unrelated to their work, but reporting that may become an issue for them. Seeing Tsunoda making compliments to the boss, the three of them decide to go and take a drink.

Getting back in the office, the boss Ton handles Retsuko some work that Tsunoda wasn't able to finish. Retsuko stays late in order to finish it and after work she goes to karaoke, were she sings a heavy metal song of how karaoke helps her with her rage.

Songs

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Gallery

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Characters in Order of Appearance

Trivia

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