Title: Idol Densetsu Eriko
English: Legendary Idol Eriko
Aired: Apr 3, 1989 to Mar 26, 1990
Premiered: Spring 1989
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
Eriko Tamura is Kousuke Tamura, the chairman of Tamura Productions (reknown music company) and Minako Tamura's (former famous idol singer) only daughter. Having talent for singing since birth, she has always loved her parent's media world. Then one day tragedy strikes when her parents get into a horrible car accident, which kills her father and leaves her mother in coma. She is left in her father's best friend, Mr. Uchida's care. Now Eriko must take the path of singing, a path her parents did not want her to pursue. Then her uncle is out to destroy her career. But in spite of all the hardship, she becomes an idol and wins hearts all over Japan. (Source: ANN)