Otouto no Otto

Otouto no Otto

Official Website
www.nhk.or.jp/pd/otto

Broadcast
From 10.00 p.m., Sundays, 4 March 2018

Station
NHK BS Premium

Story
A bearded foreigner visits Origuchi Yaichi who is single-handedly raising Natsuna, his daughter of elementary school age, all of a sudden. Yaichi had a younger twin brother Ryoji but Ryoji moved to Canada long ago and they virtually broke off ties. Ryoji has passed away and this man in front of Yaichi is his “husband” Mike. Mike ends up staying at Yaichi’s house for a while. But Yaichi cannot get rid of his prejudice against gays. He is not sure how to treat him and ends up getting irritated. However, Natsuna quickly warms up to Mike’s personality and as Yaichi gets to know Mike’s unconventional views on couples and family, he slowly begins to accept him. A new “wind” begins to blow in the Origuchi family which also spreads to Yaichi’s ex-wife Natsuki. But at the same time, this causes ripples among the people around them too. And Mike has a “promise” with Ryoji that he must tell Yaichi … …

Characters
Sato Ryuta as Origuchi Yaichi
A single father who is raising his daughter Natsuna on his own. He has a younger twin brother Ryoji but they have been estranged for a long time.

Baruto Kaito as Mike
The partner of Origuchi Yaichi’s younger brother Ryoji. He comes to meet Yaichi.

Nakamura Yuri as Hirata Natsuki
Origuchi Yaichi’s ex-wife. She threw herself into work after their divorce.

Nomaguchi Toru as Kato-yan
A good friend of Origuchi Yaichi’s younger brother Ryoji.

Scriptwriter
Toda Yukihiro

Original Work
Otouto no Otto by Tagame Gengoro

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2 Responses to Otouto no Otto

  1. Is there anywhere we can watch this online?

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