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Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer

A chronicle of the life of Yasui Santetsu, a 17th century master of go who turned his attention to astronomy and created a new calendar for Japan. 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.

Duration
2h 21m
Country
Japan
Release Date
15 September 2012
Director
Yojiro Takita
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