|Haru no Sakamichi|
|Written by||Gihō Sugiyama|
|Starring|| Nakamura Kinnosuke |
Ichikawa Ebizō X
|Theme music composer||Akira Miyoshi|
|Opening theme||NHK Symphony Orchestra|
|Country of origin||Japan|
|No. of episodes||52|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Original release||January 1971 –|
Haru no Sakamichi (春の坂道) is a 1971 Japanese television series. It is the ninth NHK taiga drama. 
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