Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms 2018

Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms 2018Profile

  • TV Movie: Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms 2018 (literal title)
  • Romaji: Yunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni 2018
  • Japanese: 夕凪の街 桜の国 2018
  • Director:
  • Writer: Fumiyo Kono (manga), Tadashi Morishita
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: August 6, 2018
  • Runtime: Monday 19:30-20:43
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Nanami Ishikawa (Takako Tokiwa) works as an editor at a publishing company. She travels Hiroshima to go after her father Asahi who left home. During her visit to Hiroshima, she learns about the tragic story of Asahi’s older sister Minami Hirano (Rina Kawaei). When Minami Hirano was 13 years old, she was exposed to radiation by an atomic bomb.

Notes

  1. Based on manga “Yunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni” by Fumiyo Kono (first published September, 2003 in Japanese seinen manga magazine Manga Action).
  2. Related titles:
    1. Yunagi City, Sakura Country | Yunagi no machi sakura no kuni (2007)
    2. Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms 2018 | Yunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni 2018 (NHK / 2018)

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