14-sai no Haha: Aisuru tame ni Umaretekita
Title (romaji): 14 Sai no Haha
Also known as: 14-year-old Mother / Juyon-sai no Haha / Mother at Fourteen
Viewership ratings: 18.55(Kanto), 20.38(Kansai)
Broadcast network: NTV
Broadcast period: 2006-Oct-11 to 2006-Dec-20
Air time: Wednesday 22:00
Theme song: Shirushi by Mr. Children
Shida Mirai, the young actress of Jyoou no Kyoushitsu fame, plays an average junior high school student who becomes pregnant with her lover’s child. The drama will show her gradually maturing as the circumstances around her change.
14-sai no Haha: Aisuru tame ni Umaretekita (14才の母 ～愛するために生まれてきた～?, lit. “14-year-old Mother: Born to love”) is a Japanese television drama broadcast on NTV. It was aired from October 11, 2006 until December 20 of the same year.
The drama concerns 14-year-old Miki Ichinose, who becomes pregnant with her boyfriend’s child. After struggling with the fact that she is pregnant, she decides that she will keep the baby and raise it by herself. The show follows what this means for her, her family, her school life, the life of her boyfriend and his family, and the society in which she resides.