Native title: まれ
Country: Japan
Type: Drama
Episodes: 156
Aired: Mar 30, 2015 to Sep 26, 2015
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Network: NHK


Mare is an elementary school student. She lives with her family in the city, but, right before her father goes bankrupt, they run away and settle down at a fishing village in Noto.
The family rents a couple’s home who run a salt pond. Mare’s father starts a new business, but it also fails. Her mother supports the family by working at the salt pond.
8 years later, Mare, about to graduate from high school, decides to work for the Wajima local government. She wants to have a steady job, unlike her father. Her job is to support people who move to Noto.