The Way of the House Husband (極主夫道, Gokushufudō) is an anime series, based on the Gokushufudou: The Way of the House Husband manga by Kousuke Oono. It was released worldwide on Netflix on April 8, 2021.
The first part consisted of five episodes with each of them consisting of smaller episodes, totaling 30 mini-episodes. A "Part 2" was confirmed during a special live program for the anime release celebration.
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!
- Director: Chiaki Kon
- Series Composition: Susumu Yamakawa
- Animation Production: J.C.Staff
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Tatsu
- Shizuka Itou as Miku
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Masa
- M・A・O as Gin
- Masashi Nogawa as Nagai
- Nobuo Tobita as Urita
- Ako Mayama as Elizabeth
- Mutsumi Tamura as Ryouta
- Kawamura Rie as Ryouta's Mom
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Torajirou
- Satoshi Hino as Miku's Dad
- Naomi Shindou as Miku's Mom
- Atsuko Tanaka as Torii Hibari
- Kimiko Saitō as Chono
- Hōchū Ōtsuka as Boss
- Junichi Yanagita as Junior Police officer
- Masashi Nogawa Senior Police officer Nagai
- Jun Fukushima as Yakuza
- Sugita Tomokazu as Bob
- Kanemoto Hisako as Sky Police
- Uchida Maaya as Cobalt Police
- Subaru Kimura as Goda
- Opening theme: "Shufu no michi" by UchikubiGokumon-Doukoukai
- Ending theme: "Kiwami meoto kaido" by UchikubiGokumon-Doukoukai
|#||Title||Air Date (Japanese)|
|01||Episode 1||April 8, 2021|
|02||Episode 2||April 8, 2021|
|03||Episode 3||April 8, 2021|
|04||Episode 4||April 8, 2021|
|05||Episode 5||April 8, 2021|
|06||Episode 6||October 7, 2021|
|07||Episode 7||October 7, 2021|
|08||Episode 8||October 7, 2021|
|09||Episode 9||October 7, 2021|
|10||Episode 10||October 7, 2021|
- For the Bilibili release in China release of the anime, Tatsu's signature body tattoos were erased due to a stigma involving tattoos in China.