Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit

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Genre) Drama Series (Fantasy)

Format) Series I: Pilot(78’) + 3×58’ / Series II: 9×58’ / Series III: 9×58’

Synopsis) Million-selling fantasy novel series Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit comes alive in a full 4K drama series, starring leading Japanese actress Haruka Ayase. The story is set in an imaginary land resembling ancient Asia, where the two worlds of spirits and humans intertwine in mysterious ways.

The heroine Balsa is a skilled bodyguard and a masterful spear-wielder. One day she rescues Prince Chagum who has fallen into a river. The prince is carrying a mysterious spirit egg in his body, and is in danger of being assassinated by his father, the Mikado (king), who fears this will damage his imperial prestige. Balsa embarks upon a perilous journey when she accepts the queen’s plead to protect her son from her husband…

The narrative, including the VFX and action sequences, will propel viewers into a world of dense forests, spectacular palaces, and spirits and demons. A world of adventure never seen by anyone is now being unveiled.

Video)

Moribito I [Trailer] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a070002149b99d
Moribito II [Trailer] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a0700021673e97
Moribito Final [Trailer] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a07000218d3cb5

Contact:

Chie Muto | Contents Distribution 

NHK Enterprises, Inc | 4-14 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047

T: +81-3-3468-6984 | E: muto-ch@nhk-ep.co.jp

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