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Journey to the West 

Saiyûki (original title)
The drama is a modern adaptation of the famous Chinese story Journey to the West. It follows the monk Sanzo Hoshi and her three disciples--the monkey king Son Goku; the half-man, half-pig ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Shingo Katori Shingo Katori ...  Goku 11 episodes, 2006
Teruyoshi Uchimura ...  Sagojo 11 episodes, 2006
Atsushi Itô Atsushi Itô ...  Hakkai 11 episodes, 2006
Eri Fukatsu ...  Sanzo Hoshi 11 episodes, 2006
Asami Mizukawa Asami Mizukawa ...  RinRin 11 episodes, 2006
Kôji Ohkura Kôji Ohkura ...  Roshi 11 episodes, 2006
Yasuhiro Roppongi Yasuhiro Roppongi 11 episodes, 2006
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The drama is a modern adaptation of the famous Chinese story Journey to the West. It follows the monk Sanzo Hoshi and her three disciples--the monkey king Son Goku; the half-man, half-pig Cho Hakkai; and the water demon Sagojo--as they travel to Tenjiku (India) in search of Buddhist sutras of enlightenment. Written by Sonja Pavkovic

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

9 January 2006 (Japan) See more »

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Journey to the West See more »

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Australia See more »

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Remake of Monkey (1978) See more »

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