Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san

Kiyo and Sumire came to Kyoto from Aomori Prefecture, dreaming of becoming maiko. But after an unexpected turn of events, Kiyo starts working as the live-in cook at the Maiko House. Their story unfolds in the Kagai, the Geiko and maiko district in Kyoto, alongside their housemate maikos. Kiyo nourishes them daily with her home-cooked meals, and Sumire strives toward her promising future as the once-in-a-century maiko. Step into the glamorous Kagai, warm your heart with behind-the-scenes anecdotes and Kiyo's kitchen episodes. Stay tuned for this touching tale of 2 childhood friends lifting each other up as they grow together. (Source: NHK World Japan, edited)
Genres:
Comedy, Shounen, Slice of Life
Status:
ongoing
Aired:
Feb 25, 2021 to Jan 27, 2022
Alias:
Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House, 舞妓さんちのまかないさん, The caterer at the Maiko Manor