Shōwa Monogatari (昭和物語, lit. "Shōwa Era Story") is a 2011 Japanese anime film and television series about the Yamazaki family, who live in Tokyo during Shōwa 39 (1964), the same year Tokyo hosts the 1964 Summer Olympics. The film, directed by Tadahiro Murakami, was released in Japan on January 29, 2011. Hiroshi Kugimiya will direct the 13-episode television series, which begins its broadcast run on April 2011.
Dramatic story of the Yamazaki family during the year Showa 39 (1964), the year that Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics.