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Seiten wo Tsuke (2021) 青天を衝け

Seiten wo Tsuke (2021)
Other Title: 青天を衝け, せいてんをつけ , Seiten o Tsuke

Genres: Historical, Drama
Episodes:
 8
Country: 
Japan
Director: 
Murahashi Naoki, Tanaka Kenji, Kawano Hideaki, Kurosaki Hiroshi
Writer: 
Omori Mika
Network: 
NHK
Release Date: 
Feb 14, 2021
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Cast:

  • Yoshizawa Ryo as Shibusawa Eiichi
  • Kobayashi Kaoru as Shibusawa Ichiroemon [Eiichi’s father]
  • Wakui Emi as Shibusawa Ei [Eiichi’s mother]
  • Fujino Ryoko as Shibusawa Tei [Eiichi’s younger sister]
  • Kora Kengo as Shibusawa Kisaku

Synopsis:
Shibusawa Eiichi was born in 1840 to a farmer’s family. He grew up helping his family with work, which was to manufacture and sell indigo production and also silk farming. He left his hometown at the age of 23 and began working for the government. He later traveled to Paris and learned about banking. Upon his return to Japan, he helped build up the first modern bank in Japan. He eventually became a founder or supporter to about 500 companies and was involved with about 600 public services, including education for women.

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