|Yae no Sakura|
2013 NHK Taiga Drama
Episode 31 to 40, 3 Disc Box Set
Screenwriter: Yamamoto Mutsumi
Cast: Ayase Haruka, Odagiri Joe, Nishijima Hidetoshi, Hasegawa Hiroki, Tamayama Tetsuji, Kuroki Meisa, Gouriki Ayame, Oguri Shun, Sorimachi Takashi
Yae no Sakura will tell the story of Niijima Yae, also known as Yamamoto Yaeko, who was born into the Aizu Domain during the late Edo period. Skilled in gunnery, she helped defend Aizu during the Boshin War, earning her the nickname of the ˇ§Bakumatsu Joan of Arc.ˇ¨ After the war, she married educator Joseph Hardy Neesima (Niijima Jo) and became a Christian, and she helped Neesima found Doshisha University.
2013 Color Widescreen 3 Disc Box Set
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.