Tsuribaka Nisshi ( is a 釣りバカ日誌, "Fishing Fool's Diary") fishing manga by Jūzō Yamasaki (story) and Kenichi Kitami (art) that has been serialized in since 1979. It won the 28th Big Comic Original Shogakukan Manga Award in 1983. The series has been adapted into a popular and long running movie series, as well as an anime TV series.
Overview [ edit ]
The story focuses on
salaryman Densuke Hamasaki (a.k.a. Hama-chan), whom his supervisor Sasaki has dubbed the "Fishing Baka" because of his passion for fishing. One day Hama-chan meets and befriends an older fisherman named Su-san, who turns out to be Ichinosuke Suzuki, the CEO of the "Suzuki Construction" company that Hama-chan works for. The stories tend to focus on their relationship inside and outside of the office.
Characters [ edit ]
( 浜崎 伝助 Hamasaki Densuke) The
protagonist of the story. Nicknamed Hama-chan . A salaryman/fishing baka who escapes his boring work life through fishing. ( ハマちゃん) Michiko Hamasaki
( 浜崎 みち子 Hamasaki Michiko) Hama-chan's wife.
( 浜崎 鯉太郎 Hamazaki Koitarou) Hama-chan's son.
( ハゼタロウ) The Hamasaki family dog.
( 鈴木 一之助 Suzuki Ichinosuke) Nicknamed
Su-san . Hama-chan's boss who becomes his fishing apprentice. ( スーさん) Kazuo Sasaki
( 佐々木 和男 Sasaki Kazuo) Hama-chan's supervisor who doesn't understand his love for fishing and sometimes mispronounces his name as
Hamazaki. Kenichirou Dago
( 多胡 賢一郎 Dago Kenichirou) Tetsuo Akiyama
( 秋山 哲夫 Akiyama Tetsuo) Nakamori
( 中森) Ichirou Asamoto
( 朝本 一郎 Asamoto Ichirou) Kouzou Doi
( 土井 光三 Doi Kouzou) Haruo Inagawa
( 稲川 春男 Inagawa Haruo)
Movie series [ edit ]
Regular cast [ edit ]
Toshiyuki Nishida (1~) Ichinosuke Suzuki:
Rentarō Mikuni (1~) Michiko Hamasaki:
Eri Ishida (1~Special), Miyoko Asada (7~) Koitarou Hamasaki:
Tomo Ueno (10~11), Ryūichi Sugawara (12~13), Kaga Mochimaru (14~) Kazuo Sasaki:
Kei Tani (1~) Hachirou Ohta:
Ken Nakamoto (1~) Hisae Suzuki:
Yatsuko Tanami (1~6), Tomoko Naraoka (9~) Director Akiyama:
Takehiko Maeda (1), Takeshi Katō (3~) Executive Director Hotta: Takehiko Maeda (3~8),
Shinobu Tsuruta (9~10, 12~), Shūichirō Moriyama (11) Chief of Personnel Haraguchi:
Raita Ryū (7~10), Toshio Shiba (11~13), Takehiko Ono (14~) Secretary Kusamori:
Yasuhisa Sonoda (2~6), Takuzō Kadono (7~9), Baijaku Nakamura (10~13, 15~), Yōsuke Saitō (14) Section Chief Funaki:
Tōru Masuoka (15~) Chief Clerk Takoshima:
Mitsuru Katō (11~12, 16~), Hiroshi Iwazaki (13) Maebara:
Takashi Sasano (1~)
Anime TV series [ edit ]
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