|YOSHITSUNE 2005 NHK Taiga Drama|
Cast: Takizawa Hideaki, Matsudaira Ken, Ishihara Satomi, Inamori Izumi,
Matsuzaka Keiko, Nakai Kichi, Ueto Aya, Watari Tetsuya, Goto Maki
The historical Taiga drama from NHK for 2005 is a life story of Minamotono Yoshitsune, popular historical figure in Japan who is known to have been an excellent battle commander in the very end of the Heian period. Yoshitsune, a member of the Genji clan, contributed greatly to the clan's victory over their rival Heike clan and to establishment of his brother's first shogunate in history.
Based on a novel by Tomiko Miyao, the drama portrays the life of the “super hero” focusing on the rivalry and sympathy between Yoshitsune and Tairano Kiyomori, the head of the Heike clan.
2005 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen 49 Episodes on 7 Discs.
NTSC Region Free Japanese with English subtitles.