CULTURE

The Secret Lives of Kyoto Folk: Struggles of Youth

©NHK/OTTIMO

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Cast

Kento Hayashi,Itsuki Sagara,Yuma Yamoto,Shuri,Katsuya Maiguma

Overview

The second season in this popular series that takes a look at the hidden triumphs and troubles in the lives of Kyoto's people. This time, we're switching over to focus on Kyoto's young adults. Kyoto's young adults are trained in Kyoto's traditional culture like landscaping, ceramic art and cuisine. But they still seek their own lot in life while the annual Daimonji bonfire event in mid August approaches in the background. There will be conflict with strict parents and teachers as well as tears and smiles. As the documentary and drama unfolds, we'll witness an entire world in Kyoto that could never be known by outsiders.