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Emperor Meiji (Character)
from The Last Samurai (2003)

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The Last Samurai -- Two men, Captain Nathan Algren a veteran of the American Civil War and acelebrated Samurai warrior, Katsumoto, who is learning about change, arefated to meet.
The Last Samurai -- An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

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Alternate Names:
Meiji Emperor / Meiji-Kaiser / The Emperor


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  1. The Rise of Kenji Gojira (2012) Played by Jonathan Yu

  2. "Taiwan 1895"
        - Episode #1.32 (2008) TV episode, Played by Takahiro Hirano
        - Episode #1.31 (2008) TV episode, Played by Takahiro Hirano
        - Episode #1.25 (2008) TV episode, Played by Takahiro Hirano
        - Episode #1.26 (2008) TV episode, Played by Takahiro Hirano
        - Episode #1.3 (2008) TV episode, Played by Takahiro Hirano
  3. The Last Samurai (2003) Played by Shichinosuke Nakamura
    ... aka "Last Samurai" - Japan (English title)
    ... aka "The Last Samurai: Bushidou" - USA (poster title)

  4. Maihime (1989) Played by Daijirô Harada (as Meiji-Kaiser)
  5. Battle Anthem (1983) Played by Mikijirô Hira
    ... aka "Nihonkai daikaisen: Umi yukaba" - Japan (original title)
  6. 203 kochi (1980) Played by Toshirô Mifune
    ... aka "Port Arthur" - , Australia (imdb display title), Canada (English title) (imdb display title)

  7. Battle of the Japan Sea (1969) Played by Hakuô Matsumoto (as The Emperor)
    ... aka "Nihonkai daikaisen" - Japan (original title)

  8. Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1958) Played by Kanjûrô Arashi (as Meiji Emperor)
    ... aka "Meiji tennô to nichiro daisenso" - Japan (original title)

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From The Last Samurai (2003)
Katsumoto: If I am no use, I will happily end my life.
Emperor Meiji: No, I need your voice in the Council.
Katsumoto: It is your voice we need, Highness. You are a living god. Do what you think is right.
Emperor Meiji: [ruefully] I am a living god, as long as I do what *they* think is right.
Katsumoto: What sad words you speak.
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