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  • Title: とんび
  • Title (romaji): Tonbi
  • Title (English): Yasu - A Single Father's Story
  • Format: Two-part tanpatsu
  • Genre: Drama
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast dates: 2012-Jan-07 and 2012-Jan-14
  • Air time: Saturday 21:00


In the year Showa 37 (1962), in Bingo City of Hiroshima prefecture, Yasu (Tsutsumi Shinichi) delights in the birth of his long-awaited eldest son, Akira. However, that joy is shattered by the death of his wife, Misako, in a sudden tragic accident. Yasu raises his son despite his inexperience and worries. He also has to struggle to overcome his grief at being abandoned by his father as a kid as well as regret regarding Misako's death. --Jdrama Weblog

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