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Original run: 17 Jul 2011 – 18 Sep 2011

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Drama

Network: NHK JP

Watched by: 22 of 672 339 0%

Total running time: 8 hours 5 minutes

Episode duration: 45 minutes

IMDB rating: 3.5 of 10 41

MyShows rating: 3.36 of 5 14


The story takes place during the reign of the Ryukyu Kingdom (19th Century). Nakama plays Mazuru, a young woman who wants to complete her studies despite her gender restrictions, so she takes advantage of the disappearance of her step brother and disguises herself as an Eunuch named Son Neion, and passes the exam to be a royal govenrment's official. This is her first time having to play both a male and female character. Her supporting cast includes Tanihara Shosuke as her lover and Takaoka Saki as her enemy.

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