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CREDITS

Narrator
Richard Chamberlain

Writers
Deborah Ann DeSnoo
Joan Owens Meyerson
Lyn Goldfarb

Produced & Directed by
Lyn Goldfarb
Deborah Ann DeSnoo

Director of Photography
Michael Chin

Editor
William Haugse, A.C.E.

Composer
Dave Iwataki

Producer
Toshihiro Saito

Associate Producers
Izumi Tanaka
Mariko Fujiwara

Featured Performers
Toshihiro Saito
Mariko Fujiwara
Isao Machii
Ryonosuke Etoh
Shin Ya-nae
Daisuke Igakura
James Kent
Alexei Podtcheko

Acting Company
Crane River Workshop Ensemble

Action Director
Hiroshi Kuze

Horses
Ogasawararyu Yabusame Butokukai

Armor
Marutake Sangyo Co. Ltd

Art Director
Kyoko Heya

Set Decoration
Yuji Fukuzawa - Fis
Mio Nakano - Fis
Crane River Ensemble

Costumes
Shochiku Costumes

Hair/Make-up
Yoshimi Kon
Fukushi Kawata
Mihana Kashii

Steadicam Operator
Hiroki Izumi

Assistant Camera
Paul Marbury

2nd Unit Camera
Sandra Chandler

Gaffer
Shigeyuki Sugiyama

Lighting Crew
Takahiro Sekino
Keiji Mukai
Dean J. Hayasaka

Sound Recordists
Scott Harber
Ichiro Ide

Key Grip
Jeff Taylor

Grips
NK Tokki, Inc, Japan
Kerrec Williams

Production Management
PLUG-IN, Inc.

Production Coordinators
Kunio Kadowaki
Michael Nepris

Assistant Director
Toru Tanaka

Production Assistants
Chisen Suzuki
Shin Ya-nae
Savas Georgalis
Jaime Meyers
Eriko Ueno

Interns
Heather Lenz
Laura Matter Fukushima

Post-production Supervisor
Tom Halasz

Music Supervisor
Nancy Severinsen

Voice Casting
Mindy Pomper Johnson

Research
Ellen Mulligan
Midori Oka
Sumiko Urquhart

Translation
PLUG-IN, Inc.
Sunnyside Pictures

Assistant Editors
Tom Halasz
Glenn Fukushima

Fire/Inferno Artists
O.T. Hight
Jeff Vermillion

Smoke Artist
Nick Berrisford

Final Colorist
Randy Beveridge

Sound Supervisor
Jeff Rosen
H. Jay Levine, M.P.S.E.

Music Mixer
Don Digiriolamo

Foley Mixer
Todd Langner

Scoring Mixer
Joel Iwataki

Sound Effects Editor
Eric Williams

Foley Engineer
Herb Pedersen

Foley Artists
Tim Pearson
Noel Voight

Recordists
Chris Ostler
Larry Herman

Audio Layback
Craig Holbrook

Dailies Colorist
Joe Hathaway
Sam Dlugach

Video Technicians
Marcelo Payes
Lew Bates

Scheduling for Westwind Media
Sly West
Regina Gonzalez
Micca Eo Post-production Services
Westwind Media

Title Design
Magika
Teri Yarbrow & Max Almy

Computer Graphics
Area 51

Still Photographers
Shunji Jonoshita
Taku Miyazawa Featured Locations
Aizu Buke Yashiki
Daisho-in Temple
Fukushima Minka-en, Fukushima City
Hagi City
Kamiyokoze Akiragi Farm, Hagi
Kikuya Residence, Hagi
Kuchiba Residence, Hagi
Nagasaki City
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
National Treasure Himeji Castle
National Treasure Hikone Castle
Nijo Castle, Kyoto
Tanoue Farm, Kagoshima
Tenryu-ji Temple
University of Sacred Heart
Yakuyoke Horinouchi Myoho-ji Temple

Special Thanks
The Japan Foundation for support
Kodak

Thanks to
Aizuwakamatsu Film Commission
Fukushima City
Hagi Film Commission
Himeji Film Commission
San Diego Film Commission
Shiga Location Office
Japan National Tourist Organization
Shimotsuke Newspaper
SOUND CRAFT, Inc.
Imagica
Michael Auslin
Steve Drinkwater
Michael Cooper
Tokiharu Kawada
Herman Ooms
Yasuhiko Yahata

Art & Footage Sources
ABN/AMRO Bank Historical Archives
AMS Press
Bato-machi Hiroshige Museum
Chiba City Museum
Edo Tokyo Museum
Hakodate City Library
Nara Hasedera Temple
Hidekatsu Nakamura
Yasumasa Yasuba
Heibonsha
Hikone Castle Museum
Japan National Diet Library
Kobe City Museum
Library of Congress
Mitsui Bunko
Nagasaki City Museum
Nagasaki Prefecture
National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden
National Museum of Japanese History
Naval Historical Foundation
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Commonwealth Media Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Ryosenji Temple
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas
Takahashi Collection, Keio University
Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo
Tokaido Hiroshige Museum
Tokugawa Gallery
Tokyo National Museum
University of Tokyo Medical Library
U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
U.S. Naval Academy

Literary Sources
Bodart-Bailey Beatrice M., Kaempfer's Japan: Tokugawa Culture Observed, University of Hawaii Press, 1999.

Jansen, Marius B., Japan and Its World: Two Centuries of Change, Princeton University Press, 1975.

Jansen, Marius B., The Making of Modern Japan, The President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard University Press, 2000.

Keene, Donald, Chushingura, Columbia University, 1971.

Keene, Donald, The Japanese Discovery of Europe: 1720-1830, Stanford University Press, 1952.

Kokichi, Katsu , translated by Teruko Craig, Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai, The Arizona Board of Regents, reprinted by permission of the University of Arizona Press, 1988.

Koschmann, Victor J., The Mito Ideology: Discourse, Reform and Insurrection in Early Modern Japan, The Regents of The University of California Press, 1987.

Lane, Richard, Images from the Floating World, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978.

Melville, Herman, Moby Dick

Perry, Matthew C., A Report to the Secretary of Navy, relative to the Naval Expedition to Japan, U.S. Senate, 33rd Congress, 2nd Session, Executive Document 34

Perry, Matthew C, Personal Journal of Commodore Perry, Smithsonian Institute Press

Saikaku, Ihara, This Scheming World, Charles E. Tuttle Publishing, reprinted, 1965.

Saikaku, Ihara, translated by Robert Lyons Danley, Opening Night at the Capital, The Literary Review, Spring, 1996.

Seigle, Cecilia Segawa, Yoshiwara: The Glittering World of the Japanese Courtesan, University of Hawaii Press, 1993.

Statler, Oliver, The Black Ship Scroll, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan, reprinted 1973.

Tsunoda, Ryusaku, Wm. Theodore, De Bary, Donald Keene, Sources of Japanese Tradition, v. I and II, Columbia University Press, 1967.

Wiley, Peter Booth with Korogi Ichiro, Yankees in the Land of The Gods: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan, Viking Press, 1990.

For Devillier Donegan Enterprises

Production Manager
Tawanda Morris

Program Development
Rebecca Goldfield

Supervising Producer
Greg Diefenbach

Executive Producers
Ron Devillier
Brian Donegan


2003 Lyn Goldfarb and Deborah Ann DeSnoo

IMAGE CREDITS
Top: Samurai men and women courting/National Museum of Ethnology Leiden
Lyn Goldfarb/Lyn Goldfarb
Deborah DeSnoo/Plug-In


FULL PRODUCTION CREDITS
Episode One: The Way of the Samurai
Episode Two: The Will of the Shogun
Episode Three: The Return of the Barbarians
Crane River Workshop Actors



PREVIEW
Episode One: The Way of the Samurai
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Episode Two: The Will of the Shogun
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Episode Three: The Return of the Barbarians
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STATIONS & SHOWTIMES
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire premieres May 26, 2004. Check local listings.



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