1880's Meiji Japan. It is almost twenty years since the end of the Samurai Era in Japan, one time Tosa Clansman, successful business industrialist, mogul, & founder of Mitsubishi ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Masaharu Fukuyama ...  Ryoma Sakamoto 48 episodes, 2010
Masaomi Kondô Masaomi Kondô ...  Yamauchi Yodo 48 episodes, 2010
Munetaka Aoki Munetaka Aoki ...  Gotou Shoujirou 40 episodes, 2010
Teruyuki Kagawa ...  Yataro Iwasaki 35 episodes, 2010
Nao Ohmori 28 episodes, 2010
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1880's Meiji Japan. It is almost twenty years since the end of the Samurai Era in Japan, one time Tosa Clansman, successful business industrialist, mogul, & founder of Mitsubishi Corporation Iwasaki Yataro (played by Teruyuki Kagawa) is approached by a reporter to recount what he knew of the life of the Tosa Clansman, visionary reformer, & architect of Modern Japan, Sakamoto Ryoma (played by Masaharu Fukuyama). Almost instantly Iwasaki is incensed and overcome by rage & jealousy for throughout his life he had lived in the shadow of his famous beloved clansman. Upon reason, Iwasaki agrees to conduct the interview on the grounds that his recollection would not serve to glorify the memory of Sakamato Ryoma. His memories are painful and numerous which becomes the basis of this 2010 49th NHK Taiga Drama that will go back to the Pre-Bakumatsu period where Iwasaki first encounters a lanky young Kashii named Sakamoto Ryoma - a member of the Lower Caste Samurai of Tosa so named because they ... Written by Louis E. Rosas

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It's one of the best series I have ever watched in my life! Unlike other Japanese series or movies I came across with, actors don't exaggerate their acts to sell it. The story line is amazing, amazing music and great casting! Don't miss it if you're interested in historical series! Japan's history and traditions.


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3 January 2010 (Japan) See more »

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