Mother (TV series)

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Mother
Mother Television Series Poster.jpeg
Poster
Genre Drama
Written by Yuji Sakamono
Directed by Nobuo Mizuta (NTV)
Makoto Naganuma
Starring Yasuko Matsuyuki
Theme music composer Kodai Iwatsubo
Ending theme "Nakigao Smile" by hinaco
Composer(s) REMEDIOS
Country of origin Japan
Original language(s) Japanese
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 11
Production
Executive producer(s) Yoshiki Tanaka (NTV)
Producer(s) Hisashi Tsugiya (NTV)
Yukitoshi Chiba
Running time 54 minutes
Release
Original channel NTV
Picture format HDTV 1080i
Audio format Stereophonic
Original release April 14, 2010 (2010-04-14) – June 23, 2010 (2010-06-23)
External links
Official website

Mother is a Japanese television drama that aired on Nippon TV between 14 April and 23 June 2010, starring Yasuko Matsuyuki.

Synopsis[edit]

Matsuyuki plays the part of Nao Suzuhara, an elementary school teacher. When she realizes that one of the female students is receiving abuse from her mother, Nao's maternal instincts kick in, and she impulsively decides to bring the girl into her own care. Serving as a substitute mother, Nao takes the child on a trip from Hokkaido to Tokyo, and the two experience various events together along the way.[1]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Episode title
Romanized title
Translation of title
Broadcast date
Ratings
Ep. 1
児童虐待からの脱出 渡り鳥になった二人
Jidō gyakutai kara no dasshutsu wataridori ni natta ni-nin
Escape from child abuse, the two who became birds of passage
Japan 14 April 2010
TaiwanSingapore 5 August 2011
Hong Kong 8 August 2011
11.8%
Ep. 2
居場所のない二人
Ibasho no nai ni-nin
The two without a place to go
Japan 21 April 2010
TaiwanSingapore 12 August 2011
Hong Kong 15 August 2011
12.0%
Ep. 3
母の手のぬくもり
Haha no te no nukumori
The warmth of a mother’s hand
Japan 28 April 2010
TaiwanSingapore 19 August 2011
Hong Kong 22 August 2011
12.8%
Ep. 4
学校へ行かせたい
Gakkō e ika setai
I want to let her attend school
Japan 5 May 2010
TaiwanSingapore 26 August 2011
Hong Kong 29 August 2011
10.0%
Ep. 5
二人の“母親”
Ni-nin no“hahaoya”
Two "Mothers"
Japan 12 May 2010
TaiwanSingapore 2 September 2011
Hong Kong 5 September 2011
11.9%
Ep. 6
さよならお母さん
Sayonara okāsan
Goodbye Mother
Japan 19 May 2010
TaiwanSingapore 9 September 2011
Hong Kong 12 September 2011
13.9%
Ep. 7
あの子を返して!
Ano ko o kaeshite!
Return her to me!
Japan 26 May 2010
TaiwanSingapore 16 September 2011
Hong Kong 19 September 2011
12.4%
Ep. 8
断ち切れない絆
Tachikirenai kizuna
The bond that can’t be broken
Japan 2 June 2010
TaiwanSingapore 23 September 2011
Hong Kong 26 September 2011
14.0%
Ep. 9
引き裂かれる二人
Hikisaka reru ni-nin
The two torn apart
Japan 9 June 2010
TaiwanSingapore 30 September 2011
Hong Kong 3 October 2011
12.2%
Ep. 10
ひと目会いたい
Hitome aitai
I want to see you just once
Japan 16 June 2010
TaiwanSingapore 7 October 2011
Hong Kong 10 October 2011
14.8%
Ep. 11
ずっと愛してる
Zutto aishi teru
I will always love you
Japan 23 June 2010
TaiwanSingapore 14 October 2011
Hong Kong 17 October 2011
16.3%
Ratings for Kanto region (average rating: 12.9%)[2]

International Broadcasts[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matsuyuki stars in "Mother"". Tokyograph. February 18, 2010. Retrieved June 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Video Research Ratings". Retrieved June 23, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Magerarenai Onna
(13/1/2010 - 17/3/2010)
NTV Wednesday Dramas
水曜ドラマ
Wednesdays 22:00 - 22:54 (JST)
Succeeded by
Hotaru no Hikari 2
(24/4/2011 - June 2011)