May 10, 2012
Ryô ends up on a wanted poster in chapter 26 of Serpent of Time. Below are facsimiles of Edo period wanted posters on display in the Toei Kyoto Studio Park (English). You can take a virtual tour of the jidaigeki (historical movie) sets here.
These are working sets. Like Hollywood westerns, the jidaigeki has fallen in popularity, though NHK makes at least two television series a year, and now then one of its commercial competitors comes up with a truly inventive series like Jin.
|Courtesy Nelson Cunnington.|