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  • Title: 太平記
  • Title (romaji): Taiheiki
  • Episodes: 49
  • Genre: Jidaigeki
  • Viewership ratings: 34.6 (1st ep), 34.6 (higest ep), 26.0 (average)
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 1991-Jan-6 to 1991-Dec-25
  • Air time: Sunday, 20:00


The 29th NHK Taiga Drama is Taiheiki. The series was a big deal in Japan, watched by all ages and all over the country. Hiro's appearance in this series is the second time, after a small role in Dokuganryu Masamune in 1987. Taiheiki is based on Shihon Taiheiki (part-fiction novel based on the classic literature Taiheiki, literally means "peace story") by the prominent popular novelist Yoshikawa Eiji. Hiro plays Takauji from 20 to 54 years old.


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  • In 1991, NHK released a simulation video game for the TurboGrafx 16 gaming system (also known as PC Engine in Japan) called NHK Taiga Drama Taiheiki.

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