Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi NHK Fall Drama 2011

  • Drama: Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi
  • Romaji: Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi
  • Japanese: カレ、夫、男友達
  • Director: Akimitsu Sasaki, Tomoyuki Furumaya
  • Writer: Kaori Ekuni (novel), Taeko Asano
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 8
  • Release Date: November 1 – December 20, 2011
  • Runtime: Tuesday 22:00-22:48
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


There’s three sisters in the Inuyama family and each has big problem. Second daughter Haruko (Yoko Maki) receives a marriage proposal from the man she lives with and loves. Yet, Haruko declines the marriage proposal and their relationship becomes uncomfortable. Eldest daughter Asako (Tae Kimura) hides her husband’s domestic abuse. Youngest daughter Ikuko (Kaho) can’t understand love. Haruko works as an event planner and it seems like her work career and love life are about to collapse. Nevertheless, Haruka is there for her sisters when they need help. With the help from each other, the three sisters attempt to make a change.


Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Yoko Maki.jpg Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Tae Kimura.jpg Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Kaho.jpg
Yoko Maki Tae Kimura Kaho
Haruko Inuyama Asako Tada Ikuko Inuyama
(2nd daughter) (eldest daughter) (youngest daughter)
Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Santamaria Yusuke.jpg Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Yoshimi Tokui.jpg Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Atsuko Takahata.jpg Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi-Kyozo Nagatsuka.jpg
Yusuke Santamaria Yoshimi Tokui Atsuko Takahata Kyozo Nagatsuka
Kunikazu Tada Keisuke Kumaki Yoko Inuyama Shuji Kusakabe

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