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(TV Series)

(2008)

Plot Summary

  • The tale of Samurai and their leaders Ieyasu Tokugawa and Mitsunari Ishida who were locked into a power struggle after the death of the Taiko, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Ieyasu's and Mistunari's actions would develop into one of the biggest rivals in world history as Ieyasu increased his power over Japan, Mitsunari would secretly rally an army of rebels in hopes into overthrow Ieyasu, but it would be the Taiko's Nephew, Hideyaki and his forces who would not only escalate a civil war, but during the battle of Sekigahara the biggest samurai battle in Japanese history, would make a decision that would realize Ieyasu's power over Japan and create his Shogunate.

    - Written by John Wiggins
  • Based off of real events and real people in 17th century Japan. After the death of the Taiko (Hideyoshi Toyotomi), a power struggle developed between 2 men Mitsunari Ishida, a retainer of Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu Tokugawa, Japan's most powerful warlord, and this will gradually grow and lead to the biggest samurai battle in Japanese history the battle of Sekigahara, and this battle will be determined on not just weapons and soldiers, but by the decisions of the commanders.

    - Written by John Wiggins
  • Based off of real events in 17th century Japan. After the death of the Taiko, Toyotomi Hideyoshi 2 men Mitsunari Ishida and Ieyasu Tokugawa who swore to work together to keep the country united began a power struggle which will lead to the biggest battle of samurai at Sekigahara. This battle will determine on which side Hideyaki will fight for.

    - Written by John Wiggins

Synopsis

Drama-documentary about the Samurai general Tokugawa Ieyasu, a towering figure of Japanese history. He overthrew the governing dynasty of Japan and became the Shogun - the supreme military leader - of Japan...

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