[Japanese language][Manga] ど根性ガエルの娘Dokonjo Gaeru no Musume(Daughter of Gutsy Frog)

ど根性ガエルの娘Dokonjo Gaeru no Musume

“Daughter of Gutsy Frog”

どDo = a stress word, so, very, really, pretty, quite, etc (a little old and casual word)
根性Konjo = spirit, balls, guts etc
ど根性Dokonjyo = strong spirit, plenty of guts, utter gutsiness etc

ガエルGaeru = カエルKaeru = frog
のno = of
娘Musume = daughter

about “のno = of”
[Japanese language] 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu(The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

Dokonjo Gaeru(Gutsy Frog)” is very popular gag manga(anime) which is as famous as Doraemon, Dragon Ball, etc in Japan.
Author is Yasumi Yoshizawa.
(Manga:1970-1976 Anime:1972-1974)

live-action version(2016)

“Dokonjo Gaeru no Musume” is story of 1970s~ by Yuko Otsuki, Yasumi’s daughter, and anime of Dokonjo Gaeru was big hit then.

But their home was broken!

Main character#1 : Yuko, author of Dokonjo Gaeru no Musume, daughter of Yasumi Yoshizawa(author of Dokonjo Gaeru)

The childhood of her

Main character#2 : father, Yasumi Yoshizawa, author of Dokonjo Gaeru, pathological gambling

Main character#3 : mother, a nurse, a person who has self-sacrificing love to Yasumi Yoshizawa

Yasumi Yoshizawa is pathological gambling.
Though he was very popular mangaka, had spent all the money, and borrows money from Yuko…

When he lost in gambling, he fell foul of everybody!!

Yuko’s mother told Yuko to endure and be a good girl.

Because she likes ダメンずDamens.

ダメンず(ダメンズ)Damens = Dame(no good) + Men

This manga is about not mangaka but Adult Children and Co-dependency!

Many comic manga and anime may be born with tragedy.

[Japanese Language] Honorific titles- Kun/Chan/ San(くん/ちゃん/さん)
[Japanese language] 月に代わっておしおきよ!Tsuki ni Kawatte Oshioki yo! (On behalf of the moon, I’ll punish you!)
[Japanese language] 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu(The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

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