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Karei-naru Ichizoku (The Grand Family) The Complete Japanese Drama DVD Collection (1-10 End) Japanese with English Subtitles Format: DVD   Originally a novel by Yamazaki Toyoko, and later a 1974 movie. The book depicts the conflicts within the Manpyo family, which is famous in Kansai's financial circles, amidst the tumultuous reorganisation of the financial industry of the late 1960s. Unlike the book, the eldest son, Teppei, and not the father, Daisuke, will be the central character of the drama. This drama is set in the late 1960s decade of Japan. The main rivalry depicted in the story is between Manpyo Daisuke (Kitaoji Kinya), a powerful banker, and his eldest son, Manpyo Teppei (Kimura Takuya), the executive managing director of a steel firm. For some reasons, Daisuke seem to dislike his own son and as Teppei seems to find out the reason for Daisuke's hatred, his whole life is turned upside down with fatal consequences. Cast * Kimura Takuya as Manpyo Teppei (34) * Suzuki Kyoka as Takasu Aiko (39) * Hasegawa Kyoko as Manpyo Sanae (30) * Yamamoto Koji as Manpyo Ginpei (31) * Kitaoji Kinya as Manpyo Daisuke (60) * Harada Mieko as Manpyo Yasuko (54) * Aibu Saki as Manpyo Tsugiko (22) * Yamada Yu as Yasuda Makiko (24) * Nakamura Toru as Mima Ataru (44) * Fukuishi Kazue as Mima Ichiko (29) * Inamori Izumi as Tsuruta Fusako (32) * Takigawa Yumi as Tsuruta Shino (59) * Narimiya Hiroki as Ichinose Yoshihiko (26) * Hiraizumi Sei as Ichinose Koujoucho (58) * Nishimura Masahiko as Zenigata (52) * Shoufukutei Tsurube as Watanuki Sentaro (58) * Kobayashi Takashi as Akutagawa Jomu (54) * Yajima Kenichi as Wajima Shocho (51) * Nishida Toshiyuki as Ookawa Ichiro (60) * Takeda Tetsuya as Oogame Senma (60) * Tsugawa Masahiko as Nagata Ookuradaijin (63) * Yanagiba Toshiro as Mikumo Shoichi (50) * Kaneda Akio     Format : DVD Language : Japanese DVD Subtitles : English Episodes :  1 - 10 end Video: Excellent Quality Region : All code region free ( Playable on any DVD Player ) PS2, XBOX Compatible. DVD-ROM Compatible.