Pankichi is the Owner of a Chinese Restaurant "Pankichi-Ken". This is where residents of Pidan Alley gather and enjoy their favourate dumplings. Let's have a glimpse of their peaceful, everyday life. * Still work in progress, there will be some updates from time to time. ぱん吉は、ぱん吉軒という立ち食いギョーザ屋さんのオーナーです。 ピータン横丁の住人達は、このお店に立ち寄っては、美味しいギョーザをほおばります。 そんな彼らの平和な生活を、覗いてみましょう。 Residents of Pidan Alley - who's who #WHATSNEW
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PANKICHI-KEN 14 : Going Grey
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PANKICHI-KEN 12 : Police Constable Hori
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