Also known as
First episode date
30 September 2013
Number of episodes
Final episode date
29 March 2014
Takafumi KimuraTetsuya WatanabeYoshiharu Sasaki
Anne WatanabeMasahiro HigashideNaomi ZaizenTaizō HaradaMidoriko KimuraTsuyoshi MuroYoshiko MiyazakiKazuko YoshiyukiMasaomi Kondō
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.