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Finally reunited with my manga and it feels so good!
Aired Dec. 7, 2012, on TBS.
This recap contains spoilers for the drama and the manga. Episode 8 recap here; manga analysis here; Ôoku category (film, manga, and drama) here.
In this episode of Things I Started Recapping a Year Ago Ôoku:
After Iemitsu gives her speech about being the Shogun and a woman, her audience bows. When they raise their heads again, the camera pans around the room to show not just Terutsuna smiling at her, but many of the other young heirs who appear to be girls dressed as boys.
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