Also known as Bon Apetit!
Written by Yoshiko Morishita
First episode date 30 September 2013
Number of episodes 150
Program creator NHK
Narrated by Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Final episode date 29 March 2014
|Directed by Takafumi KimuraTetsuya WatanabeYoshiharu Sasaki|
Starring Anne WatanabeMasahiro HigashideNaomi ZaizenTaizō HaradaMidoriko KimuraTsuyoshi MuroYoshiko MiyazakiKazuko YoshiyukiMasaomi Kondō
Cast Anne Watanabe, Masahiro Higashide, Mitsuki Takahata, Masaki Suda, Midoriko Kimura
Similar Beppinsan, Amachan, Asa ga Kita, Toto Neechan, Hanako to Anne
Gochisōsan (ごちそうさん) is a Japanese television drama series. It first aired from 30 September 2013 to 29 March 2014. It is scripted by Yoshiko Morishita, who wrote such dramas as Jin, and stars Anne Watanabe as Meiko Uno, a woman who lives through the Taisho and Showa eras and tries to excel at Japanese cuisine. Meiko is the daughter of parents who run a western style restaurant in Tokyo. She marries, moves to Osaka with her husband, and experiences cultural differences between Tokyo and Osaka, as she lives as a mother and wife in Osaka. It is the 89th NHK Asadora.
The word "gochisōsan" is an informal version of "gochisōsama", a term used to thank a host or a cook for a meal.