|Ganjiro Nakamura||Kohayagawa Banpei|
|Yoko Tsukasa||Noriko, second daughter|
|Keiju Kobayashi||Hisao, Fumiko's husband|
|Michiyo Aratama||Fumiko, eldest daughter|
|Chieko Naniwa||Sasaki Tsune|
|Daisuke Kato||Kitagawa Yanosuke|
A widower who runs a sake brewery, Manbei Kohayagawa has three daughters. Manbei's middle daughter, Fumiko, lives with him, and her husband is employed at the brewery. Manbei's eldest daughter, Akiko, resides with her youngest sister, Noriko, away from their childhood home. While the girls come to their father for advice, he gets into trouble when they discover that he has rekindled a romance with an old mistress .