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  • TV Movie: Wachigaiya Itosato
  • Romaji: Wachigaiya Itosato
  • Japanese: 輪違屋糸里 ~女たちの新撰組~
  • Director: Makoto Kiyohiro
  • Writer: Jiro Asada (novel), Yo Takeyama
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes: 2
  • Release Date: September 9 – September 10, 2007
  • Runtime: 21:00~22:48
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Wachigaiya Itosato (Aya Ueto) is a giesha in the fabled district of Shimabara, Kyoto. She falls in love with Hijikata Toshizo (Hideaki Ito), who also seems to love Wachigaiya Itosato . One day, Serizawa Kamo (Shido Nakamura) asks Hijikata to give up Wachigaiya. Hijikata then decides to use Wachigaiya for his plan to assassinate Serizawa.

Notes

  1. Based on Jiro Asada’s novel “Wachigaiya Itosato” which was first published in the Japanese monthly “Oru yomimono” (August 2002 – February 2004).

Cast

  • Aya Ueto – Itosato Wachigaiya
  • Hideaki Ito – Toshizo Hijikata
  • Shido Nakamura – Kamo Serizawa
  • Koji Matoba – Isami Kondo
  • Ryuhei Maruyama – Soji Okita
  • Tomoko Nakajima – Oume
  • Taro Yamamoto – Goro Hirayama
  • Yoichi Nukumizu – Jusuke Hirama
  • Mitsunori Isaki – Heisuke Todo
  • Aki Nishihara – Kichie Kikyoya
  • Jundai Yamada – Nishiki Shinmi
  • Akane Oda – Otowa-kottai
  • Yosuke Tagawa – Tahei Hishiya
  • Yoshihiko Aoyama – Kyoemon Horaiya
  • Kengo Komiya – Gennojo Yagi
  • Shinobu Tsuruta – Mohei Kikyoya
  • Kimiko Ikegami – Omasa (Yagi family)
  • Shinsuke Aoki – Shinpachi Nagakura
  • Makiya Yamaguchi – Hajime Saito
  • Kazutoyo Yoshimi – Genzaburo Inoue
  • Masashi Sekito – Sanosuke Harada
  • Kenichiro Kikuchi – Keisuke Sannan
  • Hideaki Kasai – Kenji Noguchi
  • Makoto Kakeda – the eye doctor
  • Kumi Hayase – Oshima (Tajimaya)
  • Miyoko Asada – Okatsu (Maekawa family)
  • Yuko Kotegawa – Yoshino (Mistress Wachigaiya)
  • Takashi Sasano – Gisuke
  • Kinnosuke Hanayagi – Katamori Matsudaira
  • Akio Kaneda – Heihachi Wachigaiya
  • Asami Fukuchi
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