Exploring the Hidden Gem: ‘Buddy Daddies’

One of the current sensations in the action romance-based anime Buddy Daddies tops the list, so without a delay let’s dive into the world of buddy daddies.

Buddy Daddies is an original Japanese anime action-comedy TV series animated by P.A. Works and produced by Aniplex and Nitroplus, it was directed by Yoshiyuki Asai. 

Buddy daddies with Miri
Buddy daddies with Miri


In the vast landscape of anime, there are certain series that stand out not only for their captivating storytelling but also for their ability to touch the hearts of viewers and 

One such gem is Buddy Daddies. In the vast landscape of anime, there are certain series that stand out not only for their captivating storytelling but also for their ability to touch the hearts of viewers and one such gem is Buddy Daddies. A lesser-known but deeply heart-touching anime that dives into the complexities of friendship, family, and the journey of self-discovery.


Buddy Daddies centers on a family of three who are not related to each other but are living together. Kazuki Kurusu and Rei Suwa, both are assassins and Miri. Miri, the daughter of Kazuki and Rei’s assassination target ends up being picked up by Kazuki, who she thinks is her biological father. The hot and cool buddy daddies start a family life with this cute, innocent girl.

Buddy daddies
Buddy daddies


Despite being one of the best assassin duo they both struggle in being parents as their past traumas with their family and present condition with miri meets. from feeding her to playing with her they are always rushing around.


Kazuki Kurusu: 

Kazuki Kurusu
Kazuki Kurusu


He is a 28-year-old assassin buddy of Rei. He is also a great cook as well as a great assassin partner. On duty, he mainly handles information and data gathering on the target and executing plans in advance to assist Rei. He is an extrovert and likes to do gambling. He had a wife named Yuzuko who got killed with her unborn child due to his job of his.

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Rei Suwa:

Rei Suwa
Rei Suwa


Partner of Kazuki, he is a 25-year-old assassin who works alongside Kazuki and is also his best buddy. He is a great combat specialist a great sniper on the field and a gamer when he is not on the task. He finds it hard to smile or laugh due to past family trauma by his father. Who is a great underworld personality in the town? Rei is kind of introverted as he does nothing except play games all night. He slowly opens up with Miri and accepts his role as one of her parents alongside Kazuki. 

Miri :

A four-year-old girl was sent away by her mother to be in the care of her long-lost father when her mother could not take care of her. Turned out the father of Miri was Kazuki and Rei’s most current target whom they assassinated 


Later it turned out that the miri was the secret love child of the mafia boss that they killed. Kazuki takes it upon himself and becomes her guardian with Rei joining him later. She loves playing with them and calls them ‘papas’ which makes them our “Buddy Daddies”.

Misaki Unasaka: 

Miri’s mother and the love affair of the mafia boss. She works as a singer at a struggling nightclub run by her abusive boyfriend. Due to an unplanned pregnancy, she abandons her later change of heart due to a cure for her throat cancer.

Misaki Unasaka
Misaki Unasaka


Other mentioned names are also characters but due to having a small role they aren’t explained in detail like other characters.

Facts:- According to an article in Wikipedia Buddy Daddies is inspired by some of the anime staff members who have children.

The acting and animation further enhance the emotional resonance of the story, bringing to life the complex emotions and inner struggles of the characters. every moment is imbued with a sense of sincerity and authenticity that resonates with viewers on a profound level.


In a genre often filled with action and romance buddy daddies stand tall. with its unique approach stands out from other action romance-based anime. Buddy Daddies, the solo anime series invites viewers on a journey of self-discovery and emotional growth, reminding us of the power of love, forgiveness, and the bonds that unite us as a family.

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So grab a box of tissues and prepare to embark on a journey of laughter, tears, and ultimately, the enduring bonds of friendship. Happy Watching.

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