Hojo Tokimune

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Izumi Motoya as Hojo Tokimune
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  • Title: 北条時宗 (ほうじょう ときむね)
  • Title (romaji): Hojo Tokimune
  • Genre: Jidaigeki
  • Episodes: 49
  • Viewership ratings: 19.6 (1st ep), 21.2 (higest ep), 18.5 (average)
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 2001-Jan-7 to 2001-Dec-9
  • Air time: Sunday 20:00


The 40th NHK Taiga Drama is Hojo Tokimune. It tells the dramatic and turbulent life of young shikken Hojo Tokimune, and his successful defense of Japan from invasion by Mongolia in the 1200's. It is a tragic story of betrayal and clan wars and Hojo Tokimune is at the center of it all.

The main focus of the story is Hojo Tokiyori's older sons, their relationship, and their views and actions concerning Kublai Khan's attempted invasion. The two brothers, Tokimune and Tokisuke, are torn apart by politics.

Episode Information

Episode Subtitle
01 The Kamakura Shock
02 Two Mothers
03 Confrontation of the Brothers
04 Resistance
05 A Turbulent Trip
06 Love in Hakata
07 Regent-in-Training
08 The Missing Bride
09 Duel
10 On One's Own
11 Tokiyori's Death
12 Assassination
13 A Huge Crossroad
14 Tokisuke's Banishment
15 Mother's Insanity
16 A New Shogun
17 Kublai's Shadow
18 Kublai's Correspondence
19 To Fight or Submit
20 The Young Regent
21 The First Battle
22 Darkness in Kyoto
23 The Hostages
24 A Letter from Korea
25 Final Warning
26 A Brothers' Bond
27 Treason Unforgiven
28 Kill My Brother!
29 Farewell Brother
30 An Elder's Death
31 Order to Attack
32 To Hakata
33 The Night Before the Attack
34 Mongol Invasion, Part I
35 Mongol Invasion, Part II
36 Mongol Invasion, Part III
37 Mysterious Retreat
38 Offense or Defense
39 The Targeted Princess
40 The Missing Messengers
41 Thou Shall Not Kill
42 As Long As I Live
43 Two Factions
44 A Wife's Tears
45 My Homeland
46 Kill Kublai
47 The Koan Era
48 The Fateful Storm
49 An Eternal Journey
  • Subtitles from the TV Network Japan English-subtitled version.

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Hojo Tokuso Family

The Hojo Branch Families


The Imperial Court

The Continent

People of Hakata


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