Mainichi Kaasan

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Mainichi Kaasan
Genre Comedy, slice of life
Written by Rieko Saibara
Published by Mainichi Shimbun
Original run October 2002 – ongoing
Volumes 11
Anime television series
Directed by Mitsuru Hongo
Studio Gallop
TYO Animations
Dong Woo Animation
Network TV Tokyo
Original run April 1, 2009March 25, 2012
Episodes 142
Live-action film
Released February 5, 2011 (2011-02-05)
Anime and Manga portal

Mainichi Kaasan (毎日かあさん?), literally translated as "Everyday 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. The anime TV series adaptation ran from April 1, 2009, until March 25, 2012 on TV Tokyo, airing on Wednesday 7pm to 7:30pm. The Kaasan character was voiced by Kumiko Mori. It was also adapted into a live-action film in 2011 starring Kyōko Koizumi.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Kaori Shoji (3 February 2011). "Rieko Saibara: Manga artist's true-life tale of drugs, booze and cartoons". CNNGo. CNN. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "40th Japan Cartoonist Awards Honor Moto Hagio". Anime News Network. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2013-03-27. 
  3. ^ "Hotarubi no Mori e, 663114 Win at 66th Mainichi Film Awards". Anime News Network. 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2013-03-27. 

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