The main family law of Japan is Part IV of Civil Code (民法, Minpō). The Family Register Act Children are given the family name of their parents at the time of birth. If the father is unknown at the time of the child's birth, the child is given the.
This article explains how the Japanese family law deals with stepfamilies, and in the means of recognizing step–relationships, especially enabling stepfamilies to Interviews with Parents and Stepparents on the Adoption of Stepchildren.
adoption for the purpose of children and the continuance of family is not paramount, and If there should be a stepfather or mother surviving, the law accords to.
The mother and stepfather of Mayu, one of the main characters in the manga and she slapped her and coldly proclaimed that Mayu was unwanted in the family. neatly on the shore (a custom in Japan for those seeking to commit suicide).