Akō Rōshi (1979 TV series)

Akō Rōshi (赤穂浪士) is a Japanese television jidaigeki or period drama that was broadcast in 1979.[1] It is based on Jirō Osaragi's novel of the same title. It depicts the stories of the Forty-seven rōnin from Hotta Hayato's point of view. Kaneto Shindo was in charge of the script for several episodes.

Akō Rōshi (1979 TV series)
Also known as赤穂浪士
GenreJidaigeki
Directed byTadashi Sawashima
Tokuzō Tanaka
StarringYorozuya Kinnosuke
Masakazu Tamura
So Yamamura
Ken Matsudaira
Mikio Narita
Kō Nishimura
Theme music composerToru Takemitsu
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
No. of episodes36
Production
Running time45 minutes (per episode)
Production company(s)Asahi Toei
Release
Original networkAsahi
Picture formatFilm
Original releaseApril 16 
December 24, 1979

Plot

Set in the eighteenth century, during the reign of the fifth Tokugawa shōgun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. Akōhan is demolished by Tokugawa shogunate. Hotta Hayato is a ronin who is living a desperate life because of his sad past. But one day he starts working for Chisaka Takafusa who is the Chief retainer(Karō) of the Uesugi clan. Uesugi clan and Chisaka wary of Ōishi Kuranosuke and Ako Roshi's movement so Chisaka orders Hotta Hayato to chases Ōishi Kuranosuke. But Hotta Hayato gradually comes to like the personality of Oishi Kuranosuke and even helps Ōishi's life.[2]

Cast

Starring role

Asano Clan/ Akō Rōshi

Uesugi Clan/Kira Clan

Tokugawa Shogunate

Others

Episodes

  • 1,Hana no Ame
  • 2,Toshou Matsu no Dairōka
  • 3,Hiruandon to Neko Hiyōbu
  • 4,Jorō Gumo
  • 5,Fuuno Midareru Akō Jō
  • 6,Hokoritakaki Bushi
  • 7,Antō
  • 8,Missho
  • 9.Ketsudan
  • 10,Haru no Arashi
  • 11,Kuranosuke Anstsu
  • 12,Ippatsu no Jūsei
  • 13,Shiro Akewatashi
  • 14,Matatabi
  • 15,Bōenkyō
  • 16,Yugao no Onna
  • 17,Kinjirareta Koi
  • 18,Semi Shigure
  • 19,Hiren no Omoji
  • 20,Hotarubi
  • 21,Twuioku no Aki
  • 22,Kuranosuke Edoe
  • 23,Saikai
  • 24,Jōen
  • 25,Kiratei wo Sagure
  • 26,Yamashina no Wakare
  • 27,Hahato Ko Higan no katami
  • 28,Adauchi eno Kadode
  • 29,Datsuraku suru Seishun
  • 30,Oishi Azumakudari
  • 31,Hissi no Kōbō
  • 32,Shukume no Shitō
  • 33,Uchiiri Zenya
  • 34,Iza! Uchiiri
  • 35,Akatsuki no Gaisen
  • 36,Genroku Bushidō

References

  1. "赤穂浪士". Jidaigeki.Com. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. "赤穂浪士". DramaD. Retrieved 19 March 2017.


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