The life of a handsome Japanese prince, and his various love affairs with several different women.

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Credited cast:
Aya Endô Aya Endô
Toshiko Fujita
Takahiro Sakurai
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Born from a much-loved but lowly ranked concubine, Genji Hikaru is called the Shining Prince and is the beloved second son of the Emperor. Although he cannot be an heir to the throne of his father, Genji spends his life surrounded by every pleasure and preference available. And yet, his fulfillment in love is something that even an Emperor's power can never grant him... Written by Genji

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 January 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tale of Genji: A Millennium-Old Journal See more »

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This was director Osamu Dezaki's last series. See more »

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