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Poster of Jarinko Chie

Jarinko Chie


Jarinko Chie is a movie directed by Takahata in 1981. Based on the very popular manga by Etsumi HARUKI, it is about ten year old Chie, "the most unfortunate girl in Japan", who manages her family diner while her unemployed yakuza father and her mother are separated. This sounds really depressing, but it's actually a very funny comedy.

The story is set in Osaka, which has a totally different culture from Tokyo. After the success of the movie, a TV series was made, and Takahata worked as the chief director.

Synonyms: Chie the Brat, Jarinko Chie (Movie)

Japanese: じゃりン子チエ

Type: Movie

Episode: 1

Status: Finished Airing

Aired: Apr 11, 1981

Season: Spring 1981

Studio: Tokyo Movie Shinsha

Duration: 110 minutes

External Links: MyAnimeList