Saka no ue no kumo 2009-2011

Plot

“Saka no ue no kumo” centers around Yoshifuru Akiyama (Hiroshi Abe), his older brother Saneyuki Akiyama (Masahiro Motoki), and poet Masaoka Shiki (Teruyuki Kagawa) during the Russo-Japanese War. The drama depicts Japan’s modernization in the Meiji era through the help of the Akiyama brothers.

Notes

  1. “Saka no ue no kumo” is based on a novel by Ryotaro Shiba.
  2. The drama is a 13-part drama series that will be shown over a three year period (autumn 2009, autumn 2010, autumn 2011).
  3. Filming for the drama will take more than three years (starting in November 2007 and concluding in 2010).
  4. Scenes involving Czar Nicholas II will be filmed in Russia (starting at the Ekaterina Palace in St. Petersburg in January, 2008).
  • Some scenes will also be filmed in China.

Cast

Saka no ue no kumo-Masahiro Motoki.jpgSaka no ue no kumo-Hiroshi Abe.jpgSaka no ue no kumo-Teruyuki Kagawa.jpgSaka no ue no kumo-Miho Kanno.jpg
Masahiro MotokiHiroshi AbeTeruyuki KagawaMiho Kanno
Saneyuki AkiyamaYoshifuru AkiyamaShiki MasaokaRitsu Masaoka

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