The 61st NHK Asadora Drama is Asuka. Set in Kyoto in the home of a traditional Japanese candy-maker, Asuka is the story of one young girl's dream to one day walk in her father's shoes and ... See full summary »

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Ineko Arima ...  Narration 1 episode, 1999
Narimi Arimori 1 episode, 1999
Yôsuke Asari Yôsuke Asari 1 episode, 1999
Gannosuke Ashiya Gannosuke Ashiya 1 episode, 1999
Chizuru Azuma Chizuru Azuma 1 episode, 1999
Hiroshi Fujioka 1 episode, 1999
Ryûnosuke Kaneda ...  Taheibei Matsuzaka 1 episode, 1999
Misako Konno Misako Konno 1 episode, 1999
Atsuko Mita Atsuko Mita 1 episode, 1999
Shôji Murakami Shôji Murakami 1 episode, 1999
Yûko Natori Yûko Natori 1 episode, 1999
Senri Oe Senri Oe 1 episode, 1999
Mr. Okure Mr. Okure 1 episode, 1999
Yûko Takeuchi 1 episode, 1999
Tomio Umezawa Tomio Umezawa 1 episode, 1999
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The 61st NHK Asadora Drama is Asuka. Set in Kyoto in the home of a traditional Japanese candy-maker, Asuka is the story of one young girl's dream to one day walk in her father's shoes and become a top candy-maker in the male-dominated world of wagashi (Japanese confectionery). Asuka grows to be a healthy, adventurous young girl with a deep curiosity and, a desire to become a candy-maker like her father. This NHK drama is one of the best in years with an excellent cast, a well-developed story based on extensive research into the traditional worlds of candy making and the tea ceremony in Kyoto, and beautiful scenery and settings in Kyoto and the surrounding areas. Written by https://mydramalist.com/14657-asuka

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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 1999 (Japan) See more »

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NHK See more »
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(149 Episodes)

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Color
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