Tsubaki Bunguten


Native title: ツバキ文具店
Also Known as: Tsubaki Bunguten ~ Kamakura Daishoya Monogatari; Tsubaki Stationery Store ~ The story of Kamakura notary public;
Country: Japan
Type: Drama
Episodes: 8
Aired: Apr 14, 2017 to Jun 2, 2017
Aired On: Friday
Network: NHK
Duration: 49 min.


Hatoko returns to her hometown in Kamakura for the first time in 8 years and inherits her late grandmother’s stationery store Tsubaki Bunguten. However, the shop exists only in form and is actually a notary public which writes letters on behalf of others. As a newbie in this trade, Hatoko gradually becomes better at writing various types of letters with the best words to convey the clients’ feelings to the recipients. Through her work, Hatoko’s heart gets filled with satisfaction and joy which inspires her to make changes to her life.