Original Creator: Kubonouchi, Eisaku

plot summary

Chocolat is a mature comedy series about the life of halforphan Tatsumi Chiyoko whose father flees the country because he's been caught in huge debt. Now living with her mother's lover, Omugi Matsukichi, an ex-yakuza honcho who changed his ways and opened a cake house in comply with the last wish of his late wife, she gets to know people like Katou Ichigo, the promising number two of the Omugi Group who's fresh out of jail and looking to continue his line of work right where he left off five years ago. With the rival Inamushi Gang constantly after her father's whereabouts, what will happen to her?