Mainichi Kaasan

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Mainichi Kaasan
Genre Comedy, slice of life
Written by Rieko Saibara
Published by Mainichi Shimbun
Original run October 2002June 2017
Volumes 14
Anime television series
Directed by Mitsuru Hongo
Studio Studio Gallop (eps. 1-96)
TYO Animations (eps. 97-142)
Dong Woo Animation (all episodes)
Original network TV Tokyo
Original run April 1, 2009March 25, 2012
Episodes 142
Live-action film
Released February 5, 2011 (2011-02-05)
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Mainichi Kaasan (毎日かあさん, Mainichi Kāsan, literally translated as "Daily Mother" and officially given the name "Kaasan: Mom's Life" by Crunchyroll) is the title of a short gag manga by Rieko Saibara which has been serialized in the Mainichi Shimbun morning edition since October 2002. In 2005, the manga, along with Jōkyō Monogatari, won Saibara the Short story Award at the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes.[1] The anime television series adaptation ran from April 1, 2009, until March 25, 2012 on TV Tokyo, airing on Wednesday 7pm to 7:30pm. Titular Kaasan was voiced by Kumiko Mori. It was also adapted into a live-action film in 2011 starring Kyōko Koizumi.[2][3][4]


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