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Guardian of the Spirit 

Seirei no mamoribito (original title)
A mysterious spear-wielding woman named Balsa arrives in the New Yogo Kingdom. After saving Prince Chagum from a thinly veiled assassination attempt, ordered by his own father, Balsa is tasked to protect him from his father.
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Series cast summary:
Haruka Ayase 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Masahiro Higashide 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Fumino Kimura 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Kento Hayashi Kento Hayashi 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Kirato Wakayama Kirato Wakayama 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Mitsuru Fukikoshi 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Yû Kamio Yû Kamio 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Satoshi Matsuda Satoshi Matsuda 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Kôji Kikkawa Kôji Kikkawa 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Shidô Nakamura 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Tatsuya Fujiwara 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Mikijirô Hira 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Mizuki Itagaki Mizuki Itagaki 9 episodes, 2017
Yôko Maki 9 episodes, 2017
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto 9 episodes, 2017
Rio Suzuki ...  Asura 9 episodes, 2017
Dean Fujioka 9 episodes, 2017
Mitsu Dan Mitsu Dan 9 episodes, 2017
Kôhei Fukuyama Kôhei Fukuyama 9 episodes, 2017
Shoko Nakajima Shoko Nakajima 9 episodes, 2017
Yû Nobue Yû Nobue 9 episodes, 2017
Satoru Jitsunashi Satoru Jitsunashi 9 episodes, 2017
Satoshi Hashimoto Satoshi Hashimoto 9 episodes, 2017
Yasuhito Hida Yasuhito Hida 9 episodes, 2017
Tôru Shinagawa Tôru Shinagawa 9 episodes, 2017
Takeshi Tomizawa Takeshi Tomizawa 9 episodes, 2017
Masatô Ibu 9 episodes, 2017
Eri Watanabe Eri Watanabe 9 episodes, 2017
Udai Iwasaki Udai Iwasaki 9 episodes, 2017
Ryôhei Suzuki 9 episodes, 2017
Lisa Oda 9 episodes, 2017
Mantarô Koichi Mantarô Koichi 9 episodes, 2017
Hyunri 9 episodes, 2017
Kengo Kôra Kengo Kôra 9 episodes, 2017
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A mysterious spear-wielding woman named Balsa arrives in the New Yogo Kingdom. After saving Prince Chagum from a thinly veiled assassination attempt, ordered by his own father, Balsa is tasked to protect him from his father.

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Japanese

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19 March 2016 (Japan) See more »

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Guardian of the Spirit See more »

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Fun Japanese TV series
17 April 2019 | by wrightpaulallenSee all my reviews

Haruka Ayase leads the cast as Balsa, a bodyguard for hire in a fast paced, action filled period piece out of Japan. The characters are finely crafted and the series draws you in. Beautifully shot and edited for impact, those that enjoy martial arts movies/tv, will enjoy this series. Looking past the first episode which is basically an introduction to the main characters, the rest of the series is worth the time investment, leaving the viewer wanting a continuation of the series, which I am happy to report, has been done. Smart, action packed, and sometimes emotional, this series is definitely worth watching. 👍👍


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