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Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (End) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

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Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (End) (Japan Version)
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In the closing years of the Edo period, many clans in the northeast resisted the new Meiji government that was sweeping into power, including the Aizu who fought against imperial forces during the Boshin War. Borrowing from French military tactics, Aizu retainers were divided into four units, organized by age. The Byakkotai, or White Tiger Brigade, was the youngest unit, composed of samurai aged 16 to 17. Fighting valiantly for their lord and land, the young men of Byakkotai were romanticized, both then and now, for their heroic feats and adherence to the bushido ethic. The story of the Byakkotai is greatly steeped in popular culture, and has been retold in novel, manga, film, and television form.

Having previously dramatized the story in their hugely popular 1986 series, in 2007 TV Asahi presents Byakkotai once more, with an impressive line-up of photogenic young stars as our storied heroes. Yamashita Tomohisa of NEWS and Tanaka Koki of KAT-TUN lead the drama, with both taking on two roles as Byakkotai samurai and modern descendants who revisit the past. The cast also includes Fujigaya Taisuke of Johnny's group Kis-My-Ft2, Saito Shota, Tomita Sho, Yakushimaru Hiroko, and Kuroki Meisa.

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Product Title: Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (End) (Japan Version) 白虎隊 Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (完) (日本版) 白虎队 Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (完) (日本版) 白虎隊 DVD−BOX DVD-BOX Byakkotai (DVD) (Boxset) (End) (Japan Version)
Also known as: White Tiger Brigade White Tiger Brigade White Tiger Brigade White Tiger Brigade White Tiger Brigade
Artist Name(s): Yamashita Tomohisa | Tanaka Koki | Yakushimaru Hiroko | Nogiwa Yoko | Kuroki Meisa | Fujigaya Taisuke | Asano Yuko | Wakamura Mayumi | Higashiyama Noriyuki | Kobayashi Nenji 山下智久 | 田中聖 | 藥師丸博子 | 野際陽子 | 黑木美紗 | 藤谷太輔 | 淺野裕子 | 若村麻由美 | 東山紀之 | 小林稔侍 山下智久 | Tanaka Koki | 药师丸博子 | 野际阳子 | 黑木美纱 | 藤谷太辅 | 浅野裕子 | 若村麻由美 | 东山纪之 | 小林稔侍 山下智久 | 田中聖 | 薬師丸ひろ子 | 野際陽子 | 黒木メイサ | 藤ヶ谷太輔 | 浅野ゆう子 | 若村麻由美 | 東山紀之 | 小林稔侍 Yamashita Tomohisa | Tanaka Koki | Yakushimaru Hiroko | Nogiwa Yoko | Kuroki Meisa | Fujigaya Taisuke | Asano Yuko | Wakamura Mayumi | Higashiyama Noriyuki | Kobayashi Nenji
Director: Hashimoto Hajime 橋本一 桥本一 橋本一 Hashimoto Hajime
Release Date: 2007-08-22
Publisher Product Code: POBD-60237
Language: Japanese
Place of Origin: Japan
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Publisher: Fuji TV
Other Information: 3DVDs
Shipment Unit: 2 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1004832561

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タイトル:白虎隊 DVD−BOX


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