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  • Title: おせん
  • Title (romaji): Osen
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Food, comedy
  • Episodes: 10
  • Viewership ratings: 9.1 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: NTV
  • Broadcast period: 2008-Apr-22 to 2008-Jun-24
  • Air time: Tuesday 22:00
  • Theme songs:


Handa Sen is the "okami" (proprietress) of a long-standing restaurant in one of the lower parts of Tokyo. Though she is normally airheaded and loves to drink, she has an impressive mastery of a wide range skills, from cooking to ceramics to calligraphy. While the drama follows various events surrounding the restaurant, one of the series' highlights is its illustration of Japanese food and culture. --Tokyograph

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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Scenario Ratings
Ratings (Kansai) Ratings (Nationwide)
01 Natural Okami vs. Microwave Queen Food is believing in others... Fight! Natural Okami vs. Microwave Queen 10.3 ??.? ??.?
02 Battle of Okamis!! Hellish Miso Making The fight between the mother and daughter is over the role of the okami? Bonding over the magical miso 08.7 ??.? ??.?
03 The Secret of the Famous Tororo Rice 09.2 ??.? ??.?
04 The Secret Battle of Sukiyakis 09.5 ??.? ??.?
05 The Impact of Shoddy Deserts 09.0 ??.? ??.?
06 The Eagerly Anticipated Hamburger Date 09.6 ??.? ??.?
07 Osen, Cruel Dismissal 08.4 ??.? ??.?
08 Rice Cooking is on Standby! Isshouan's Fuel Crisis 08.6 ??.? ??.?
09 Dried-Bushi-Fish Prince's Necklace 07.8 ??.? ??.?
10 Okami Out of Business? Isshouan Entertains One Last Time 10.1 ??.? ??.?
Average 9.1 ??.? ??.?

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

  • Note: "Subtitle" refers to the episode title aired at the beginning of each episode. "Scenario title" refers to the episode title printed in newspapers.

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