Minamoto no Yoshitsune

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Minamoto no Yoshitsune


  • Title: 源義経
  • Title (romaji): Minamoto no Yoshitsune
  • Episodes: 52
  • Genre: Jidaigeki drama, renzoku drama
  • Air time: Sunday 20:15-21:00
  • Viewership: Ep1=32.5, High=32.5, Avg=23.5
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 1966-Jan-02 to 1966-Dec-25
  • Also see: Yoshitsune (NHK, 2005)


The 4th NHK Taiga Drama is Minamoto no Yoshitsune. This is the first of two times NHK dedicated their Taiga drama to the life of Minamoto no Yoshitsune (源 義経) (1159 - May 17th, 1189). He was a late Heian and early Kamakura general of the Minamoto clan of Japan. Yoshitsune was the ninth son of Minamoto no Yoshitomo. His older brother Minamoto no Yoritomo founded the Kamakura shogunate.

NHK also covered Yoshitsune in 2005.


Fuji Junko

Production Credits


  • This renzoku drama was televised in black and white.

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