March 03, 2013

2013 NHK Taiga Drama: "Yae's Sakura" March: Eps. 9 - Eps. 10

Yae's Sakura

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NHK: "The historical drama for 2013 is the life story of Yae Yamamoto, a woman born to a family belonging to the Aizu clan in Fukushima Prefecture in the late Edo Period, who later becomes known as Yae Niijima. Yae keeps exploring her potential all her life with the samurai spirits passed down in Aizu people, while bravely living through the age of turmoil, readied as a soldier armed with a gun."

image024 Historical Drama "Yae's Sakura" Eps. 9

Mar 4 (Mon) 3:00-3:44

Kakuma receives a visit from a secret messenger of the Satsuma clan, and is asked to join hands with Satsuma in order to drive out the Choshu clan, which is plotting to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate, from Kyoto. In August 1863, the Aizu clan launches a coup d'etat against the Choshu clan under Emperor Komei's direct command. Meanwhile in Aizu, Yae is named as the most likely candidate for the secretary of Princess Teru, the stepsister of Katamori, however…

image024 Historical Drama "Yae's Sakura" Eps. 10

Mar 10 (Sun) 20:00-20:44
Mar 11 (Mon) 3:00-3:44
Mar 16 (Sat) 13:05-13:49

Yae's best friend Tokio is appointed to Princess Teru's secretary. While feeling left behind, Yae starts receiving offers of marriage. However, Yae is absorbed in developing a new Western-style gun together with Shonosuke, and the affection between the two gradually grows. Meanwhile in Kyoto, the Ikedaya Incident breaks out triggered by the reckless action of Shinsengumi, a group formed by the Tokugawa shogunate to repress anti-foreign movements in Kyoto. Fearing reprisals from Choshu, Yoshinobu Hitotsubashi, the shogun's guardian, lays all the blame for the incident on Katamori.


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"Yae's Sakura" Exhibition:

* Edo-Tokyo Museum: 3/12 (Tue) 〜 5/6 (Sun)
* Fukushima Museum, 5/17 (Fri) 〜 7/3 (Wed)
* Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, April 21 〜 June 3
* The Museum of Kyoto (Kyoto Bunka Hakubutsukan), 7/13 (Sat) 〜 9/1 (Sun)

2013年NHK大河ドラマ特別展 八重の桜
* 江戸東京博物館 2013年3月12日(火)〜5月6日(月・休)
* 福島県立博物館 2013年5月17日(金)〜7月3日(水)
* 京都文化博物館 2013年7月13日(土)〜9月1日(日)

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