First episode date
4 April 2000
Final episode date
19 September 2000
Historical, Action, Slice of life story
April 25, 1981 – December 25, 1986
Shogakukan Manga Award: General
Kōichi Yamadera, Ichirō Nagai, Rica Matsumoto, Fumiko Orikasa, Mitsuru Miyamoto
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Hidamari no ki opening
Hidamari no Ki (陽だまりの樹) is a Japanese manga series written an illustrated by Osamu Tezuka about a friendship between a samurai and a doctor in the final days of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Hidamari no Ki received the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1984 for general manga.
- Hidamari no ki opening
- Keiko matsui hidamari no ki
- Soundtrack CD
- TV drama
Keiko matsui hidamari no ki
The manga was released by Shogakukan in eleven tankōbon released between July 1, 1988 and January 1, 1989. The manga was re-released as eight tankōbon, the first five on March 17, 1995 and the final three on July 17, 1995. The series was re-released in 6 kanzenbans between September 7, 1999 and January 27, 2000. The series was released in 6 widebans, the first on August 29, 2008, the second and third on September 30, 2008 and the final three on October 30, 2008.
The series was adapted into a 25-episode anime television series directed by Gisaburô Sugii. It was broadcast on NTV between April 4 and September 19, 2000. VAP released a series of 9 DVDs, each containing 2 or 3 episodes of the anime. They were released between June 21, 2000 and February 21, 2001.
The manga was adapted into a live-action Japanese television drama. The series' script was written by Yoichi Maekawa and was directed by Takashi Fujio. It was produced by Kazukiyo Morishita and Takahisa Goto. Its twelve episodes were broadcast on NHK between April 6, 2012 and June 22, 2012.
The Hidamari no Ki manga received the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1984 for general manga.
The Hidamari no Ki anime received a runner-up Excellence Prize in the animation category at the 2000 Japan Media Arts Festival.