Season 3 of Ryomaden, Ryoma the Navigator (start date: 18th July) experienced some changes. The most obvious is the change of Fukuyama Masaharu's hairstyle. During the same press conference to reveal the changes, new cast members also made their debut. Amongst them, Kimiko, Iseya Yusuke and Aoi Yuu. This is also the second time filming has shifted to Nagasaki after they used Omura Bay to film the Kanrin Maru scene.
In Season 3, Ryoma has started a business in Nagasaki (the place that prosper with foreign trade) with the help of Satsuma's retainer. He started a company, Kameyama Shachu, a shipping company. Today, they filmed the scene where both Oozumi Yo and Kaname Jun has arrived from Osaka by boat. They were met with dragon dance and fireworks. NHK engaged in about 100 extras for this scene.
THE PRESS CONFERENCE
The clips as posted in youtube, held in Nagasaki BUT
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Reports on filming of Season 3 in Nagasaki