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Kazoku ~Tsuma no Fuzai, Oto no Sonzai~


  • Title: 家族
  • Title (romaji): Kazoku
  • Title (English): Family
  • Tagline: ~妻の不在・夫の存在~
  • Tagline (romaji): ~Tsuma no Fuzai, Oto no Sonzai~
  • Tagline (English): ~Absence of the Wife, Existence of the Husband~
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Family, human drama
  • Episodes: 8
  • Viewership rating: 11.8 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: TV Asahi
  • Broadcast period: 2006-Oct-20 to 2006-Dec-08
  • Air time: Friday 21:00
  • Theme song: "Everything" by EXILE


Kamikawa Ryohei is a 35-year-old man who works in a foreign company and lives a happy family life with his wife and son. On the day he decides to switch careers and submit his resignation, his wife runs away from home, leaving his hands full taking care of the home and bringing up their son. Saeki Shinichiro is a 61-year-old man who decides to live alone when he loses his wife to illness not long after he reached the mandatory retirement age.

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Episode Information[edit]

Episode Subtitle Kanto
01 Divorce with the wife... A new story of parent-and-child love 1 year after Jukunen Rikon 13.0
02 Work and raising a child: The tears of a man divorced from his wife 11.4
03 A tearful goodbye... When the husband hands his son over to his wife 13.1
04 Wife vs Husband!! The last family photograph 13.7
05 Father and child... The last morning together!! Tears of a divorced couple 11.3
06 To my beloved wife and child... The tearful decision to divorce!! 09.6
07 From the husband to the wife...The last present!! 10.5
08 To my beloved daddy and mommy... A tearful conclusion 12.2
Average -- 11.8

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Summer 2006 TV Asahi Winter 2007
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