The Lady Shogun and Her Men (2010)

10/01/2010 (JP) Science FictionDramaHistory 1h 56m


In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic stickens men in the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state. With the drastic reduction of men, the gender roles have become reversed in Japan. Woman become the dominant members of society and males are sought out for the ability to produce children. A young man named Unoshin Mizuno hopes to marry childhood sweetheart Onobu, but due to class differences realizes this is almost impossible. To raise his social status and also save his poor family, Unoshin Mizuno enters the Ohoku (inner chambers of the Shugun's castle) and attempts to vie among 3,000 other men for the affection of the female shogun. What Unoshin Mizuno quickly learns about the Ohoku is that the men there are all beautiful, but highly ambitious and conniving. In this environment, the 7th shogun Tokugawa passes away and the new shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa takes the thrown and enters the Ohoku.

  1. Fuminori Kaneko


  2. Natsuko Takahashi


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  1. Kazunari Ninomiya

    Kazunari Ninomiya

    Unoshin Mizuno

  2. Ko Shibasaki

    Ko Shibasaki

    Yoshimune Tokugawa

  3. Maki Horikita

    Maki Horikita


  4. Tadayoshi Okura

    Tadayoshi Okura


  5. Aoi Nakamura

    Aoi Nakamura


  6. Hiroshi Tamaki

    Hiroshi Tamaki


  7. Mitsuko Baisho

    Mitsuko Baisho

    Yorinobu Mizuno

  8. Emi Wakui

    Emi Wakui

    Hisamichi Kanou

  9. Sadawo Abe

    Sadawo Abe


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The Lady Shogun and Her Men
The Lady Shogun and Her Men

Original Title 大奥 男女逆転

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget $12,800,000.00

Revenue -


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