• Title:  Chiritotechin (Japanese Drama)

  • Also Known As:  ちりとてちん
  • Genre:  Comedy
  • Broadcast Date:  October, 2007
  • Total Episodes:  127
  • Casts:  Enami Kyoko, Kanjiya Shihori , Matsushige Yutaka, Wakui Emi
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Ost:  N/A
  • Synopsis/Summary/Review: 

    The 77th NHK Asadora is Chiritotechin. Location includes Fukui prefecture. This renzoku is about Wada Kiyomi (referred to as Kiyomi-B), a girl brought up in Fukui who moves to Osaka in search of her soul. In Osaka, Kiyomi-B becomes enchanted with rakugo, a Japanese traditional form of comic storytelling, and pursues a career in rakugo. In the summer of 1982, Kiyomi-B and her family move to Obama of Fukui, her father's hometown. Kiyomi-B's grandmother and uncle welcome the family, but Shotaro the grandfather does not allow Masanori to take over the Wakasa lacquer chopsticks making. One day, Kiyomi-B listens to rakugo at Shotaro's factory and becomes fond of it. Shotaro and Kiyomi-B become close through rakugo.