The Way of the House Husband (極主夫道, Gokushufudō) is an upcoming 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.[1][2]

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.[3]

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!

Staff[edit | edit source]

  • Director: Chiaki Kon
  • Series Composition: Susumu Yamakawa
  • Animation Production: J.C.Staff

Cast[edit | edit source]

Music[edit | edit source]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

# 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

Trailers[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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.


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