Warotenka (Japan) 2017


Warotenka is Japan drama premiere on Oct 2, 2017 on NHK. Cast members: Aoi Wakana, Matsuzaka Tori...


Drama: Warotenka (Japan) 2017
Japanese: わろてんか
Country: Japan
Episodes: 151
Release Date: Oct 2, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018
Runtime: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Network: NHK
Duration: 15 min.

Plot Synopsis by DramaWiki Staff ©

Set during the late Meiji era to post-World War II period at Osaka, featuring the lead character Fujioka Ten who is modeled after Yoshimoto Sei, the founder of Yoshimoto Kogyo and a female comedy show promoter. Ten is born into a family managing a drug wholesale business in Kyoto and meets Kitamura Tōkichi who is the son of a family in the rice dealing business. When they fall in love, Ten goes against her parents' wishes to marry Tokichi who is a big lover of comedy. Ten unwittingly becomes the manager of a vaudeville theater with her husband, and eventually becomes the first woman in Japan to make comedy into a business, transforming Osaka into a capital of comedy.