Tsuda Umeko: Osatsu ni Natta Ryugakusei (2022)

Tsuda Umeko: Osatsu ni Natta Ryugakusei (2022)

Other name: 津田梅子 ~お札になった留学生~ Umeko Tsuda: Osatsu ni Natta Ryugakusei The Foreign Exchange Student who will be on the 5000 Bill


Tsuda Umeko was born in December 31, 1864 and became a pioneer in women's eductation.

In 1871, Tsuda Umeko, with her father's recommendation, went to the United States to study at the age of 6. She was the youngest of the group of females to travel there. They were the first Japanese female students to study overseas at their government's expense.

11 years after studying in the United States, Tsuda Umeko returns to Japan. She wants to become a woman who is helpful to her culture, but she is shocked by the low status of women in Japan.

Original Network: TV Asahi;

Director: Fujita Meiji [藤田明二]

Country: Japanese

Status: Completed

Released: 2022

Genre: Historical;

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