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  • Title: ウェルかめ
  • Title (romaji): Welkame
  • Episodes: 150 (15 mins. each)
  • Genre: Family drama
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 2009-Sep-28 to 2010-Mar-27
  • Air time: Monday through Saturday at 8:15

Series Synopsis

The 81st NHK Asadora is Welkame. The story revolves around a young woman named Nami, who was born and raised in a minshuku (a type of inn). She leaves for Tokyo to work for a magazine publisher, but is soon laid off. She winds up returning to her hometown, where she has to once again deal with her family and former acquaintances. --Tokyograph


Production Credits

Episode Information

Source: Video Research, Ltd.


  • The show's title is derived from the words "welcome" and "kame" (turtle), as the turtle is a special symbol at the inn.

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