Ie Naki Ko

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Ie Naki Ko


  • Title: 家なき子 (いえなきこ)
  • Title (romaji): Ie Naki Ko
  • Title (English): Child Without a Home
  • Also known as: Sans Famille / Angry Innocence (KIKU TV)
  • Genre: Family drama
  • Episodes: 12
  • Viewership ratings: Avg=24.7%, High=37.2% (ep12)
  • Broadcast network: NTV
  • Broadcast period: 1994-Apr-16 to 1994-Jul-02
  • Air time: Saturday 21:00
  • Theme song: "Sora to Kimi no Aida ni" by Nakajima Miyuki
  • Related TV show: Ie Naki Ko 2


"Don't pity me, just give me money." A smart little girl, Suzu, for the sake of her beloved sick mother, has no choice but to attempt all ways to fork up the money required for the operation. It includes stealing, cheating and almost anything that could yield cash. However, deep within her is a sadness unseen by many. --Snowflakes

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Production Credits


  • 1st Television Drama Academy Awards (1994-06-22): Best Drama
  • 1st Television Drama Academy Awards (1994-06-22): Best Actress - Adachi Yumi
  • 1st Television Drama Academy Awards (1994-06-22): Best Theme Song, Sora to kimi no aida ni by Nakajima Miyuki
  • 1st Television Drama Academy Awards (1994-06-22): Special Award


  • Ie Naki Ko is the highest rated NTV drama of the 1990's.
  • Ie Naki Ko turned into a movie, and made its debut on 1994-12-17. Toho is the distributor. The full name of the movie is 「家なき子 ~ みなし子すずの哀しい旅」 (Ie Naki Ko ~ Minashi Ko Suzu no Kanashii Tabi). Many of the cast members from the TV drama appeared in the movie.

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