Mampuku

Synopsis
The story of the husband and wife duo that invented the instant noodle

A natural-born optimist who loves to eat, Fukuko meets her future husband, Mampei, while working as a telephone operator to support her family. Through life with this unconventional entrepreneur, Fukuko evolves into a strong woman who supports, encourages, and even leads in the marriage. After the war, Mampei and Fukuko go into a smorgasbord of ventures, including salt, supplements, and even finance, but none works out. Then, at forty-seven, a bankrupt Mampei begins anew. This time, his invention would revolutionize the way the world eats...

Starring

Sakura ANDO
Hiroki HASEGAWA
Yuki UCHIDA
Nao MATSUSHITA
Jun KANAME
Ryohei OTANI
Kenta KIRITANI
Keiko MATSUZAKA