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Taira no Kiyomori

japan historical figure period drama jidaigeki heian period heike story genpei war taiga

Taira no Kiyomori

First Air Date: January 08, 2012

First Aired on    :   2012
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   
Networks    :   NHK BS1
Genres    :   Action & Adventure,Drama,War & Politics
Seasons/Episodes    :   54 episodes in 2 Seasons

Villain or hero, Taira no Kiyomori changed Japanese history forever 900 years ago. Without ever knowing his real father, Kiyomori was raised as a samurai. Together with his stepfather, he wiped out piracy along Japan's western coast, becoming a full-fledged warrior samurai. In an age when samurai were looked down on as members of the lower class, Kiyomori was skillful at winning the hearts and minds of the people. By rounding up surrendered pirates and achieving other successes, Kiyomori eventually became the de facto ruler of Japan.

Taira no Kiyomori on IMDb 7.4


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Season 2 (1)

4 episodes

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Season 1 (2012)

50 episodes

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