Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer (2013)

Director
Yôjirô Takita

Main cast
Aoi Miyazaki; Jun'ichi Okada; Kiichi Nakai; Ryuta Sato

Genres
Drama, History

Description
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.


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