(とんび)is a January 13, 2013 -- TV series directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa Japan.
Yasuo ( Masaaki Uchino ) grew up as an orphan. He then married and the couple conceived son Akira (later played by Takeru Sato ). Yasuo's life seemed great, raising his son with his wife. Then tragedy struck and Yasuo's wife died in an accident. Yasuo was then forced to raise Akira alone from the age of 3.
The drama is based on the best-selling same-titled novel by Shigematsu Kiyoshi. It tells the story of how a widower brought up his only son, after the death of his beloved wife. Ichikawa Yasuo, or Yasu as he is known, is a baka, with no paper qualifications to his name. However, like all normal parents, he dotes on his only son, Akira. Having grown up without his parents around, Yasu himself knows next to nothing of what parenting is about. With his wife, Misako, by his side, he had spent many happy days together with his little family. However, when Akira was 3 years old, Misako passed away suddenly from an accident. Heart-broken, and filled with regrets, Yasu pulled himself together, in order to care for his little son. Together with the help of his friends, Yasu overcame it all, and Akira grew up to be a bright and successful young man