Manpuku (2018) – Dramacool

The 99th Asadora follows the life of Tachibana Fukuko, a young woman who tries to survive tough times in Osaka with her husband from before WWII to the rapid economic development era. Together they overcome various setbacks before they succeed in creating instant noodles.

~~ Based on the true story of the wife of Ando Momofuku, the businessman who founded Nissin Food Products Co. Ltd. and the inventor of instant ramen.

  • Native Title: まんぷく
  • Also Known As: Mampaku , Mampuku
  • Screenwriter: Fukuda Yasushi
  • Director: Adachi Mojiri, Hosaka Keita, Watanabe Yoshio
  • Genres: Food, Historical, Business, Romance
  • Cast & Credits

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    • Ando Sakura

      Tachibana Fukuko

      Main Role

    • Hasegawa Hiroki in Manpuku Japanese Drama (2018)
      Hasegawa Hiroki

      Tachibana Manpei

      Main Role

    • Matsuzaka Keiko in Manpuku Japanese Drama (2018)
      Matsuzaka Keiko

      Imai Suzu [Fukuko’s mother]

      Support Role

    • Uchida Yuki in Manpuku Japanese Drama (2018)
      Uchida Yuki

      Imai Saki / Onozuka Saki [Fukuko’s sister]

      Support Role

    • Otani Ryohei in Manpuku Japanese Drama (2018)
      Otani Ryohei

      Onozuka Shinichi [Saki’s fiance]

      Support Role

    • Matsushita Nao in Manpuku Japanese Drama (2018)
      Matsushita Nao

      Imai Katsuko / Koda Katsuko [Fukuko’s sister]

      Support Role


    • Score: 8.1 (scored by 142 users)
    • Ranked: #58084
    • Popularity: #8633
    • Watchers: 501


    • Drama: Manpuku
    • Country: Japan
    • Episodes: 151
    • Aired: Oct 1, 2018 – Mar 30, 2019
    • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    • Original Network: NHK
    • Duration: 15 min.
    • Content Rating: G – All Ages

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