Cooking Papa

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Cooking Papa
Cooking Papa vol 1 cover.JPG
Cover of Cooking Papa volume 1, published by Kodansha.
クッキングパパ
(Kukkingu Papa)
Genre Slice of life
Manga
Written by Tochi Ueyama
Published by Kodansha
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Weekly Morning
Original run 1985 – ongoing
Volumes 128
Anime television series
Directed by Toshitaka Tsunoda
Music by Toshihiko Sahashi
Studio Eiken
Network TV Asahi
Original run April 9, 1992May 25, 1995
Episodes 151
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Cooking Papa (Japanese: クッキングパパ Hepburn: Kukkingu Papa?) is seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tochi Ueyama. The series has been serialized in the Kodansha manga anthology Weekly Morning since 1985. Kodansha collects individual chapters into tankōbon volumes, with the first one published on January 18, 1986, and 128 volumes total as of June 23, 2014, making it the fifth-longest manga series by number of volumes. Full recipes for the dishes featured in each chapter are provided at the end of the chapter.[1] The story revolves around a salaryman who can cook well.

The series has been adapted into a 151-episode anime television series of the same name by Eiken and directed by Toshitaka Tsunoda. The anime series was originally broadcast in Japan on TV Asahi between April 1992 and May 1995,[2][3] and has also been aired in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.[citation needed] A live-action TV drama adaptation premiered Fuji TV on August 29, 2008.[4]

Story[edit]

The story revolves around a salaryman who can cook well but is unwilling to let it be known within his workplace. He lets them believe his wife cooks his meals when, in fact, she couldn't prepare anything.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Cooking Papa is an ongoing seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tochi Ueyama. The series has been serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Morning since 1985.[5] Kodansha collects individual chapters into tankōbon volumes, with the first one published on January 18, 1986,[6] and 128 volumes total as of June 23, 2014.[7]

Volume List[edit]

No. Release date ISBN
01 January 18, 1986[6] ISBN 4-06-300005-2
03 October 18, 1986[8] ISBN 4-06-300006-0
04 November 18, 1986[9] ISBN 4-06-300007-9
05 February 18, 1987[10] ISBN 4-06-300008-7
06 May 18, 1987[11] ISBN 4-06-300009-5
07 August 22, 1987[12] ISBN 4-06-300010-9
08 November 21, 1987[13] ISBN 4-06-300011-7
09 February 23, 1988[14] ISBN 4-06-300012-5
10 May 23, 1988[15] ISBN 4-06-300013-3

Anime[edit]

Anime Version of Cooking Papa was aired on TV Asahi Thursday every week from April 9, 1992 to May 25, 1995.[2][3] It was produced by Eiken and directed by Tochi Ueyama. The anime series ran for 151 episodes. It was also been aired in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Middle East.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corkill, Edan (March 20, 2009). "Manga's reach is long". The Japan Times Online. Retrieved July 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Duffield, Patricia (June 1999). "Cooking Anime". Animerica Extra 2 (7). Retrieved July 9, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "クッキングパパ" [Cooking Papa] (in Japanese). Eiken. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  4. ^ "Cooking Papa, Yasuko to Kenji Manga to Get TV Dramas (Updated)". Anime News Network. June 4, 2008. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  5. ^ "クックパッドと人気コミック『クッキングパパ』がコラボ" (in Japanese). CookPad. 2013-01-23. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "クッキングパパ(1)" [Cooking Papa (1)] (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 24, 2009. 
  7. ^ "クッキングパパ (125)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "クッキングパパ(3)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 3, 2011. 
  9. ^ "クッキングパパ(4)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 3, 2011. 
  10. ^ "クッキングパパ(5)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 3, 2011. 
  11. ^ "クッキングパパ(6)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  12. ^ "クッキングパパ(7)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  13. ^ "クッキングパパ(8)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  14. ^ "クッキングパパ(9)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  15. ^ "クッキングパパ(10)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 

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