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Men and women on the street
Episode One: The Way of the SamuraiEpisode Two: The Will of the ShogunEpisode Three: The Return of the BarbariansThe FilmmakersProgram SupportersStations and Showtimes



CRANE RIVER WORKSHOP ACTORS
Adachi Maki Farmer, Sengoku samurai woman
Ban Kazuhide Guard, Hat seller
Ehara Shihori Bikuni
Enomoto Yukiko Old clothes dealer, maid at inn
Etoh Ryonosuke Iemitsu, fighting samurai, Katsu Kokichi
Fujiwara Mariko Geisha, Courtesan, Farmer's daughter, Sengoku samurai woman
Fujiyoshi Tetsuya Soap bubbles seller, Fisherman
Harima Yoshimitsu Soba shop, Sengoku Guard,
Honma Kosuke Fighting samurai, Student of Genpaku,
Horiguchi Hiromi Vegetable seller
Horii Yusuke Ihara Saikaku, Samurai traveler, Student of Genpaku
Igakura Daisuke Ieyasu, Farmer, Yakuza, Sugita Genpaku
Kanbara Yutaka Kendo Samurai
Kataoka Naoko Flower seller
Kikuchi Momoko Flower seller
Miyamoto Kazuaki Miso seller, Traveler
Nishihara Takeshi Inarizushi shop owner, Merchant
Okumoto Shinji Guard, Samurai traveler
Onuka Naoki Farmer, Sengoku samurai
Ozaki Teruo Messenger, Yakuza, Merchant
Saito Toshihiro Samurai with sword, Priest, Daimyo, Potuguese Sakai Yukiko Tea Seller
Shin Yanae Inoue Tsujo
Tamada Tetsuya Guard
Tanemura Etsuko Serving girl
Tannai Ryoko Serving girl
Wada Manabu Daimyo, Samurai traveler
Yamaguchi Hitomi Komuso, Book seller,
Yamashita Daisuke Kendo samurai
Yasuda Yezko Tobacco seller

Other Re-enactors
Hikone
Machii Isao Samurai Swordsman
Kawachi Toshikazu Rifleman
Koid Yoshimasa Rifleman
Matsumoto Takashi Rifleman
Narumiya Teruhiko Rifleman
Sugimoto Sadayuki Rifleman
Yasuzawa Masaru Rifleman


Dejima Location
Alexei Podtcheko Dr. Kaempfer
Furutani Koichi Samurai
Guy. Y. Pou Dutch man
Iwamaru Yutaro Samurai
J. Jose' Aguilar Dutch man
Kuma Yasuhiro Samurai

Kagoshima Battlefield
Ueno Koito Ieyasu
Nishihara Shuhei Samurai Horseman
Sadamatsu Mikihiko Ieyasu, Hideyoshi
Higuchi Youko Samurai Horseman
Ihara Yukio Samurai Horseman
Hirabayashi Masakatsu Sengoku samurai officer
Fukumoto Katsuaki Ashigaru
Fukushima Yasuhiko Ashigaru
Hamada Junichi Ashigaru
Harada Yasuo Ashigaru
Hazama Shinji Ashigaru
Hidaka Michiki Ashigaru
Inada Eiichiro Ashigaru
Kaieda Masaaki Ashigaru
Kamiusei Kouzou Ashigaru
Kiba Hidero Ashigaru
Kurata Kouichi Ashigaru
Maezono Takehiro Ashigaru
Shigenobu Takeshi Ashigaru
Shimono Shigeaki Ashigaru
Ueno Koito Ieyasu
Ueno Takuya Ashigaru
Ueno Toshihisa Ashigaru
Usaka Kosyo Ashigaru
Yamagami Masanobu Ashigaru
Yoshinaga Yamato Ashigaru

Hagi
Ekino Tetsuya Takechiyo (young Ieyasu)
Machii Isao Samurai
Fukushima James Kent William Adams
Nikko Jeff Taylor Willlam Adams


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
56k | 200k
Episode Two: The Will of the Shogun
56k | 200k
Episode Three: The Return of the Barbarians
56k | 200k

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STATIONS & SHOWTIMES
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire premieres in May 2004. Check local listings.



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