The 48th NHK Taiga drama is Tenchijin, based on Hisaka Masashi's novel of the same name. The story centers on Naoe Kanetsugu, a loyal and devoted samurai in Echigo Province in the 16th century. Kanetsugu was trained in his early childhood by Uesugi Kenshin and after his death, served Kenshin's adopted son Kagekatsu and is known for his extreme loyalty to the Uesugi family. He also made every effort to protect the people of Echigo with a strong sense of justice and genuine sympathy toward commoners.

Show Info

Airs on: Japan NHK (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (54 min)
Status: Ended
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Action History
Episodes ordered: 47 episodes

Official site: www.nhk.or.jp

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Episode 47

Episode 1x47; Nov 22, 2009

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x47: Episode 47Nov 22, 2009
1x46: Episode 46Nov 15, 2009
1x45: Episode 45Nov 8, 2009
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