• 151 x 15 min.
  • EDR0S039-001~151
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, M/E, HD

©NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Carnation depicts the turbulent life of the mother of three daughters who become internationally known fashion designers. It’s a fictionalized account of the lives of the talented Koshino sisters and their remarkable mother.
Born in 1913, Itoko is the eldest daughter of a textile dealer in Osaka. One day after a fateful encounter with a sewing machine, Itoko drops out of school over her father’s strong objections, and starts her training as a seamstress. At age 20, she opens the dress shop once saw in a dream.
She enters into an arranged marriage with a tailor, but her husband dies before the war ends. Itoko now faces the task of running the dress shop as well as raising three daughters all by herself. Weaving together tears and laughter, this series shows the struggles of a woman who achieves success in the fashion industry, while raising her three spirited daughter.