Fukagawa May also in this year’s NHK 2021 Taiga Drama

The story of the life of Shibusawa Eiichi the father of Japanese capitalism continues. Japanese TV channel NHK will air a new episode of the NHK 60th Taiga drama “Seiten o Tsuke” on 18 April 2021. The TV station has released the extended cast list and EX-Nogizaka46 member Fukagawa Mai will play Princess Kazu the wife of the 14th Shogun Tokugawa Iemochi. 

Shibusawa Eiichi played an important role in building the Japanese economic system at the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate or the beginning of the Meiji era. He accompanied Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu’s brother to the Paris World’s Fair and is the founder of today’s  Mizuho Bank. EX-AKB48 member Kawaei Rina plays Ichijou Mikako the wife of the last Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu.

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