Going Home

ゴーイング マイ ホーム

Drama / 2012

  • English Subtitle

Even though Ryouta has a large body, he’s called “small” for some reason. He’s a businessman who lacks a certain something. One day, after learning that his estranged father has fallen ill, Ryouta rushes to his hometown hospital. There, he witnesses a beautiful woman entering his father’s hospital room. Ryouta begins looking through his father’s things in an attempt to cast a light on the mystery and discovers that his father had been searching for a legendary “little creature.” A beautiful mystery woman, his father’s activities, and a little creature… What will Ryouta find in the end?
Thematically, this drama is about home, hometowns, family, a place to come back to, and something to believe in. It’s a humorous and heartwarming story filled with an exceptional cast.

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Genre drama, comedy, family, human
O.A DATE & TIME Oct. 9, 2012 ‒ Dec. 18, 2012 (Scheduled)
Tuesday: 22:00-22:54
Episodes / Duration 11 episodes.
#1: 123min.
#2-11: 54min. (Scheduled)
©Hirokazu Koreeda/ KANSAI TV/ TVMAN UNION, INC.


  • Hiroshi Abe(阿部寛)
  • Tomoko Yamaguchi(山口智子)
  • Aoi Miyazaki(宮崎あおい)
  • YOU
  • Bakarhythm(バカリズム)
  • Toshiyuki Nishida(西田敏行)

Written and directed by

  • Hirokazu Koreeda(是枝裕和)