The Way of the Househusband is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kousuke Oono. Published in the online manga magazine Kurage Bunch since 2018, The Way of the Househusband follows a former yakuza boss who retires from crime to become a householder.
Kousuke Oono’s The Way of the Househusband (Gokushufudō) manga is inspiring an anime series that will debut worldwide on Netflix in 2021 and was announced at the Netflix Anime Festival 2020. The anime stars Kenjiro Tsuda, who directed and starred as Tatsu in a live-action promotional video for the manga last December.
- Director – Chiaki Kon
- Animation Studio – J.C.Staff
- Series Script Supervising – Susumu Yamakawa
He was the fiercest member of the yakuza, a man who left countless underworld legends in his wake. They called him “the Immortal Dragon.” But one day he walked away from it all to travel another path—the path of the househusband! The curtain rises on this cozy yakuza comedy!Viz Media
Oono launched the manga on Shinchosha’s Kurage Bunch website in February 2018, and Shinchosha published the fifth volume on June 9. Viz Media is publishing the manga in English and released the fourth volume on September 15.