Sogo from Sakura: A Farmer Martyr


28m 00s
Broadcast on February 2, 2022 Available until September 7, 2023

Actor Kataoka Ainosuke explores the historic tale of Kiuchi Sogo, a village headman who sacrifices his life begging the shogun to save his fellow farmers from starvation. Even though he has been captured and will be executed, Sogo smiles with satisfaction because he knows that the shogun has heard his plea for mercy.

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