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Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer

Tenchi meisatsu

Directed by Yôjirô Takita
Japan, 2012
Biography, Drama


Based on the life of Santetsu Yasui (December 27, 1639-November 1, 1715), appointed as the first official astronomer in the Edo Period and would go on to create the Jokyo calendar at the imperial request.

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Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer Directed by Yôjirô Takita

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2013 | 5 nominations including: Best Music Score

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