- Papa Told Me
name = Papa Told Me
ja_name = パパ トールド ミー
ja_name_trans = Papa Tōrudo Mii
genre = Slice of LifeInfobox animanga/Manga
publisher = flagicon|Japan
first = June 1987
last = August 2004
volumes = 27Infobox animanga/Drama
April 12, 2003
June 28, 2003
episodes = 12
nihongo|"Papa Told Me"|パパ トールド ミー|Papa Tōrudo Mii is a long-running Japanese
josei mangaby Nanae Haruno. It was serialized in the manga magazine " Young You", published by Shueisha. The chapters were collected into 27 tankōbon. This manga was awarded the Shogakukan Manga Awardfor shōjoin 1990, [ cite web | url=http://comics.shogakukan.co.jp/mangasho/rist.html | title=小学館漫画賞：歴代受賞者 | publisher=Shogakukan | language=Japanese | accessdate=2008-01-12] and it was also adopted into a live-action series, broadcast by NHK. It was shown from April 12, 2003to June 28, 2003, for a total of twelve episodes.
Chise is an elementary school girl who lives with her widowed father, a novelist. Her mother died when she was very young, but she is extremely close to her father. He is the one she loves the most, and because he works as a novelist, he spends most of his time at home, much to the delight of Chise.
* [http://www.shueisha.co.jp/drama/papatoldme/ Shueisha's page for "Papa Told Me"] ja icon
* [http://www.nhk.or.jp/drama/archives/papatoldme/ NHK's page for the live action drama] ja icon
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