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Series cast summary:
Masahiro Motoki ...  Saneyuki Akiyama 13 episodes, 2009-2011
Hiroshi Abe ...  Yoshifuru Akiyama 11 episodes, 2009-2011
Teruyuki Kagawa ...  Shiki Masaoka 6 episodes, 2009-2011
Miho Kanno Miho Kanno ...  Ritsu Masaoka 6 episodes, 2009-2011
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The 19th Century was a turbulent one for Japan. Enduring the throes of change brought about by the Meiji era, it still struggled to join the world and be considered a "civilized, modern nation." After 300 years, samurai turned to labor, farmers sought other industries, and technology became king. Saka no Ue no Kumo covers the later years of the Meiji, when Japan-still wrestling with its identity-fought the little discussed Russo-Japanese War.We join the story with brothers Akiyama Yoshifuru and Akiyama Saneyuki, and their friend, the poet Masaoka Shiki, as they face these travails with decided Japanese spirit. Written by https://mydramalist.com/10315-saka-no-ue-no-kumo

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russo japanese war | japan | 1880s | See All (3) »

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Japan

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Japanese | English

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2009 (Japan) See more »

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A Cloud Upon a Slope See more »

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Malta See more »

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NHK See more »
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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