Shinsengumi!

Shinsengumi! (新選組!) is a 2004 Taiga drama historical fiction television series produced by Japanese broadcaster NHK. It was a popular drama about the Shinsengumi, a Japanese special police force from the Bakumatsu period.

Shinsengumi!
Written byKōki Mitani
StarringShingo Katori
Tatsuya Fujiwara
Koji Yamamoto
Yūka
Joe Odagiri
Nakamura Kankurō VI
Tarō Yamamoto
Masato Sakai
Tomomitsu Yamaguchi
Takashi Kobayashi
Shōei
Nakamura Shidō II
Tomoko Tabata
Kazue Fukiishi
Michitaka Tsutsui
Shōsuke Tanihara
Keiko Toda
Goro Ibuki
Ken Ishiguro
Asahi Kurizuka
Tsuyoshi Ihara
Noda Hideki
Kyōka Suzuki
Yōsuke Eguchi
Yōko Nogiwa
Yasuko Sawaguchi
Kōichi Satō
Shirō Itō
Kunie Tanaka
Kōji Ishizaka
Theme music composerJunichi Hirokami
Opening themeJohn Ken Nuzzo and NHK Symphony Orchestra
Composer(s)Takayuki Hattori
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
No. of episodes50 (49 + New Year's Special, 2006)
Production
Executive producer(s)Koji Yoshikawa
Running timeapprox. 43 min.
Release
Original networkNHK
Picture formatNTSC 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 11 –
December 12, 2004
Chronology
Followed byYoshitsune

Actors include Koji Yamamoto, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Joe Odagiri, and Shingo Katori of the pop idol group SMAP. It was written by Japanese director and playwright, Kōki Mitani.[1]

StaffEdit

  • Original: Kōki Mitani
  • Music: Takayuki Hattori
  • Titling: Tansetsu Ogino
  • Narrator: Yasuo Kodera
  • Historical research: Manabu Ōishi, Tatsuya Yamamura
  • Architectural research: Sei Hirai
  • Clothing research: Kiyoko Koizumi
  • Production coordinator: Kōji Kikkawa
  • Casting: Kazuhiko Itō

CastEdit

Shinsengumi

Seichū-rōshi gumi

Itō-dōjō party

Aizu Domain

Tosa Domain

Chōshū Domain

Satsuma Domain

Tokugawa shogunate

Imperial House

Others

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TV 新撰組!. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-13.

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