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  • Title: べっぴんさん
  • Title (romaji): Beppin-san
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Drama
  • Episodes: 151
  • Viewership ratings: 20.3%
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 2016-Oct-03 to 2017-Apr-01
  • Air time: Mon-Sat 8:00
  • Theme song: Hikari no Atelier by Mr.Children


The 95th NHK Asadora is about Sumire, a girl born in the uptown of Kobe in the early Showa period. In the wake of wartime devastation, she works hard toward making children's clothes for a living, and later establishes a first-ever children's goods store in Japan. -- NHK

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Bando Family
Nogami Family
  • Kora Kengo as Nogami Kiyoshi (Sumire's childhood friend)
  • Yoshida Haruto (吉田陽登) as Nogami Shota (Kiyoshi's son)
  • Nagura Jun (名倉潤) as Nogami Shozo (Kiyoshi's adoptive father)
  • Kawase Mari (川瀬真理) as Nogami Yae (Kiyoshi's adoptive mother)
Tanaka Family
People at Kiaris
Families of Kiaris Employees
Minatocho Shopping Street
Jazz Cafe "Yosoro"
People at Kobe
People at Omi
People at Osaka

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