Hana no Kakarichou
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Synonyms: The Happy Section Chief, The Magnificient Chief Clerk
Japanese: 花の係長


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1976 to Mar 27, 1977
Premiered: Fall 1976
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: ComedyComedy, SeinenSeinen, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: N/A1 (scored by - users)
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Ranked: #114472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #13500
Members: 236
Favorites: 1
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A wacky comedy about a man from a noble ancestry of long ago, but who in modern times is just a lowly salary man that is constantly being humiliated by his family and co-workers.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Okazaki, Minoru
Episode Director
Itou, Tsunehisa
Koorogi '73
Theme Song Performance
Kobayashi, Shichiro
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"Hana no Kakarichou (花の係長)" by Koorogi '73

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"Aa! Hana no Kakarichou (嗚呼!花の係長)" by Koorogi '73

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Jun 2, 2019
oppligerfj (All reviews)
Crayon Shin-chan is occasionally cited as the Japanese parallel to The Simpsons, but, in fact, creator Shunji Sonoyama's 1976 TV anime Hana no Kakarichou is a far stronger parallel and predecessor. Unlike 1974’s Dame Oyaji in which the father is henpecked and always abused, or 1989’s Kariage-kun in which the salaryman protagonist is an unrepentant a*shole to everyone around him, the protagonist of Hana no Kakarichou, Ayanoroji Mashumaro, simply suffers through the daily struggles of routine adult life with co-workers who tease but like him. And he maintains a loving & sexually active home life with his dear wife. Tonally Hana no Kakarichou feels a read more

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