• User
    Score

Overview

17-year-old Aoi came to Yui Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic as a part-time nurse apprentice in Summer 1997. Right after her entry, she is shocked after witnessing an abortion surgery. However, she also met staff members like Yui, the head of the clinic who is careful about everything, Sayako, a reliable and experienced nurse, and Sakaki, the gentle head nurse, who face each pregnant patient and support them after surgeries. Fumika, Aoi's mother, is worried about her clumsy nature and poor communication skills, but Aoi's unique compassion and kindness draws patients' hearts. "I wonder what's life..." Aoi matures while looking at the newborn babies' overwhelming life and asking herself that question.

Series Cast

  1. Mieko Harada as Mie Sakaki

    Mieko Harada

    Mie Sakaki

    10 Episodes

  2. Kaya Kiyohara as Aoi

    Kaya Kiyohara

    Aoi

    10 Episodes

  3. Koji Seto as Tomohiro Yui

    Koji Seto

    Tomohiro Yui

    10 Episodes

  4. Wakana Sakai as Fumika Aota

    Wakana Sakai

    Fumika Aota

    10 Episodes

  5. Asami Mizukawa as Sayako Mochizuki

    Asami Mizukawa

    Sayako Mochizuki

    10 Episodes

  6. Maiko as Machiko Machida

    Maiko

    Machiko Machida

    10 Episodes

  7. Shono Hayama as Yosuke Machida

    Shono Hayama

    Yosuke Machida

    10 Episodes

  8. Serena Motola as Harumi Miura

    Serena Motola

    Harumi Miura

    1 Episode

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

2018 | 10 Episodes

Summer in 1997, Aoi (Kaya Kiyohara) is a 17-year-old girl. She begins to work at a maternity hospital as an apprentice nurse. She witnesses an abortion with her own eyes and becomes shocked. The hospital staff, including Director Tomohiro Yui (Koji Seto), nurse Sayako Mochizuki (Asami Mizukawa) and chief nurse Mie Sakaki (Mieko Harada), all support each other. Aoi’s mother Fumika (Wakana Sakai) is worried about Aoi’s poor communication skills, but Aoi approaches pregnant women with tenderness and her own unique sensitivity.

View All Seasons

An Invisible Cradle
An Invisible Cradle

Facts

Original Name 透明なゆりかご

Status Ended

Network

  • See more TV shows from NHK...

Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese

Keywords

Content Score

88

Almost there...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login