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Papa’s in Love Again
パパがも一度恋をした

Papa’s in Love Again
(C)Jun Abe / Shogakukan (C)2020 TOKAI-TV, The icon
The ultimate human comedy lets adults both laugh and cry!!

Former stock trader Goro Yamashita, age 45, was the provider and mainstay for his family... until his beloved wife, Taeko, passed away three years ago. Since then, he’s been a total shut-in. He was once a wonderful father who both excelled at his career and dearly loved his family, but that love was so strong that the shock nearly broke him. Unable to accept his wife’s death, he still hasn’t visited her grave.
Taeko Yamashita was like a goddess to her family, serving as the emotional foundation for all of them until she died in a traffic accident three years ago, when she was 36. She was young and beautiful, charming and gentle, the perfect wife and mother.
A third-year high school student, the Yamashita family’s only daughter Tomo has been efficiently handling all the household chores ever since her mother Taeko passed away when Tomo was in her third year of junior high. She used to be a spoiled child who adored both her parents, but since her father shut himself in, she had no choice but to mature quickly.

Tomo struggles to take care of her useless father, until suddenly a suspicious middle-aged man appears before Goro. In fact, that man is none other than Goro’s wife Taeko, who was so worried about her husband that she came back to life as a middle-aged man!

This drama explores the age-old question: Which is more important, a person’s looks, or what’s inside? And it does so through the extreme situation of a beautiful deceased wife transforming into a middle-aged man!

How are people supposed to live on after they’ve lost someone dear to them?
Does continuing to love that someone bring nothing but pain, or happiness as well?
This is a story of the ultimate pure love, packaged in surrealistic comedy.


ある日、死んだママが、おっさんの姿で帰ってきた――。

3 年前、交通事故で妻に先立たれた山下吾郎(小澤征悦)。
愛する妻・多恵子(本上まなみ)を失った悲しみは大きく、仕事もやめ部屋に引きこもり続けていた。
娘のトモ(福本)はそんな吾郎を心配しつつ、自分が頑張らなければと家事を担当。祖父のタロスケ(麿赤兒)や吾郎の従弟のトカレフ(塚本高史)とともに笑顔を絶やさず日々を過ごしていた。父・吾郎がいつか元の“かっこよくやさしいパパ”に戻ってくれると信じて……

そんなある日、吾郎とトモの元に見知らぬおっさん(塚地武雅)が現れる。
「私は多恵子です」
信じられない吾郎とトモ。だが、タロスケが叫ぶ。
「この人は多恵子さんじゃ! 多恵子さんが帰ってきたんじゃ!」

美人でやさしかったママがおっさんの姿で帰ってきた??
ありえないような奇跡の連続! そして懊悩する吾郎のドタバタ喜劇!
人は見た目か、それとも中身か!?
最愛の人を亡くした家族に訪れた、世にも奇妙な愛の物語!
Casts
Yukiyoshi OZAWA (小澤征悦)
Muga TSUKAJI (塚地武雅)
Manami HONJO (本上まなみ)
Riko FUKUMOTO (福本莉子)
Akaji MARO (麿赤兒)
Production Year
2020/02
Duration
55 min.
Episode
8 episodes
Movie Quality
HD
International sales company
TOKAI TELEVISION BROADCASTING CO.,LTD.