Country: Japan

Ranking: #99999

Native name: あすか

Air Date: Oct 4, 1999 - Apr 1, 2000

Network: NHK

Duration: 15 min.

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative titles: Sweet Ambition ,



The 61st NHK Asadora Drama is Asuka. Set in Kyoto in the home of a traditional Japanese candymaker, Asuka is the story of one young girl’s dream to one day walk in her father’s shoes and become a top candymaker in the male-dominated world of wagashi (Japanese confectionery). Asuka grows to be a healthy, adventurous young girl with a deep curiosity and, a desire to become a candymaker like her father. This NHK drama is one of the best in years with an excellent cast, a well-developed story based on extensive research into the traditional worlds of candy making and the tea ceremony in Kyoto, and beautiful scenery and settings in Kyoto and the surrounding areas.
Source: DramaWiki)



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