The Way of the House Husband (極主夫道, Gokushufudō) is a franchise comprising of a manga, a live-action and an anime that tells the story of retired yakuza member Tatsu, who works as a full-time househusband for his hardworking, successful wife.

Official Synopsis[edit | edit source]

It’s a day in the life of your average househusband—if your average househusband is the legendary yakuza “the Immortal Dragon”!

A former yakuza legend leaves it all behind to become your everyday househusband. But it’s not easy to walk away from the gangster life, and what should be mundane household tasks are anything but!

He was the fiercest member of the yakuza, a man who left countless underworld legends in his wake. They called him “the Immortal Dragon.” But one day he walked away from it all to walk another path—the path of the househusband! The curtain rises on this cozy yakuza comedy![1]

Media[edit | edit source]

  • Manga - the original manga written and illustrated by Kousuke Oono.
  • Live Action - a live action adaptation of the manga directed by Toichiro Ruto and airing on Nippon TV.
  • Anime - an anime adaptation of the manga directed by Chiaki Kon at J.C.Staff.

References[edit | edit source]


  1. From Volume 1
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