TV

30min. / 103 eps.

Downtown Story

Downtown Story

(C) Etsumi Haruki / FutabashaTMS

Original Title in Japanese: Jarinko Chie

Story

Story

This heartwarming series is filled with love and laughter and tells the story of a special relationship between a father and daughter.

Dads always mixed up in some kind of trouble and has the mob chasing after him. Oops! Hes going to get it again from his daughter.
In the outskirts of Osaka city, the inhabitants are poor and un-educated and violence is a way of life. The city is ruled by the strong-arm of the mafia which owns the casinos where illegal gambling takes place. These gangsters wield their force by means of violence, threats, and blackmail. This animated soap opera revolves around an elementary school student who must contend with these less than desirable elements surrounding her, while running her fathers restaurant as he is unable to due to his irresponsible gambling ways. Her only hope is to someday meet up with her mother who has left home.

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