The purpose of this paper is to make clear trends in research on parental education of fathers in Japan. In this paper, the author examined the following four perspectives. (1) A father in comparison with a mother. (2) A father who influences the child’s development. (3) Ego development of a father. (4) Program for a father. According to the results, it can be stated that the concern to program about a father’s own growth and training is gradually becoming an issue. It is concluded that further studies, focusing on program for a father and on clarifying the truth of the program are required.