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ENTERTAINMENT 2023 30 min Episode(s): 7 english Japanese
Actor Sousuke Ikematsu is 33 and single. Having grown up as one of four siblings and the son of the owners of a preschool, he has some experience with entertaining children. “I want to become an adult that children feel comfortable with,” he says. So, what happens when he’s suddenly given the challenge of entertaining some children for a weekend? He decides to help them do something they’ve always dreamed of doing. At first, the kids and Sousuke don’t know what to make of each other, but gradually, a friendship starts to take root. In the end, perhaps it isn’t Sousuke who has something to teach the children, but the children who have something to teach him.

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