About the TV Show
samurai based on manga historical anime osamu tezuka
The Tree In Sunlight
First Air Date: April 04, 2000
|First Aired on||:||2000|
|Genres||:||Animation,Drama,War & Politics|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||25 episodes in 1 Seasons|
A story set in the mid-1800's about a young doctor who has been trained in Western-style medicine and a young samurai who is trying to live up to the old traditions of his class and culture. The story is actually based upon real people - the doctor, Ryo-an, was Tezuka's great grandfather. The manga series was adapted to anime by Madhouse Studios and premiered in Japan on NTV on April 4, 2000.