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Taiga drama (大河ドラマ) is the name NHK gives to the annual, year-long historical fiction television series it broadcasts in Japan. Beginning in 1963 with the black-and-white Hana no Shōgai, starring kabuki actor Onoe Shōroku and Takarazuka star Awashima Chikage, the network has hired a producer, director, writer, music director, and actors for the series. The 45-minute show airs on the NHK General network every Sunday at 8:00 p.m., with rebroadcasts on Saturday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. Satellite, HDTV digital satellite, and NHK World Premium broadcasts are also available. NHK Broadcasting Center in Shibuya, Tokyo NHK (, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai), or the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, is Japans public broadcaster. ... A historical novel a novel in which the story is set among historical events, or more generally, in which the time of the action predates the lifetime of the author. ... The oldest Kabuki theatre in Japan: the Minamiza in Kyoto The Kabukiza in Ginza is one of Tokyos leading kabuki theaters. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Aoi Miyazaki (宮崎あおい Miyazaki Aoi; born 30 November 1985 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress. ... Tokugawa Iesada (徳川 家定 Tokugawa Iesada, 1824–1858) was the 13th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan who held office for only 5 years, from 1853 to 1858. ... Hideaki Takizawa , born March 29, 1982) is a Japanese actor and a member of the J-pop duo Tackey & Tsubasa from Tokyo, Japan. ... Yoshitsune and Benkei Viewing Cherry Blossoms, by Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, 1885 Minamoto no Yoshitsune (源 義経) (1159-1189) was a late Heian and early Kamakura period general of the Minamoto clan of Japan. ...

Upcoming series

  • Tenchijin (2009)- Cast list and summary not available.
  • Saka no Ueno Kumo (Fall 2009)- Originally set for a 2006 broadcast, but the suicide of the series' scriptwriter caused a delay in production.

Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

List of series

# Romanised Name Kanji (or Kana) Name Start End Cast Additional Notes
1 Hana no Shōgai 花の生涯 7 April 1963 29 December 1963 Shoroku Onoe (尾上松緑)
Chikage Awashima (淡島千景)
Black and white
2 Akō Rōshi 赤穂浪士 1 January 1964 27 December 1964 Kazuo Hasegawa (長谷川一夫)
Osamu Takizawa (滝沢修)
Black and white. Also the most viewed taiga drama in its history.
3 Taikōki 太閤記 3 January 1965 26 December 1965 Ken Ogata (緒形拳)
Koji Takahashi(高橋幸治)
Black and white
4 Minamoto no Yoshitsune 源義経 2 January 1966 25 December 1966 Kikunosuke Onoe (尾上菊之助)
Junko Fuji (富司純子)
Black and white
5 San Shimai 三姉妹 1 January 1967 24 December 1967 Mariko Okada (岡田茉莉子)
Shiho Fujimura (藤村志保)
Black and white
6 Ryōma ga Yuku 竜馬がゆく 7 January 1968 29 December 1968 Kin'ya Kitaōji (北大路欣也)
Ruriko Asaoka (浅丘ルリ子)
Black and white
7 Ten to Chi to 天と地と 5 January 1969 28 December 1969 Koji Ishizaka (石坂浩二)
Koji Takahashi(高橋幸治)
Colour. Future broadcasts are in colour.
8 Mominoki wa Nokotta 樅の木は残った 4 January 1970 27 December 1970 Mikijiro Hira (平幹二朗)
Sayuri Yoshinaga (吉永小百合)
9 Haru no Sakamichi 春の坂道 3 January 1971 26 December 1971 Kinnosuke Yorozuya (萬屋錦之介)
10 Shin Heike Monogatari 新・平家物語 2 January 1972 24 December 1972 Tatsuya Nakadai (仲代達矢)
11 Kunitori Monogatari 国盗り物語 7 January 1973 30 December 1973 Keiko Matsuzaka (松坂慶子)
Yoshiko Mita (三田佳子)
12 Katsu Kaishū 勝海舟 6 January 1974 29 December 1974 Tetsuya Watari (渡哲也)
Hiroki Matsukata (松方弘樹)
13 Genroku Taiheiki 元禄太平記 6 January 1975 29 December 1975
14 Kaze to Kumo to Niji to 風と雲と虹と 4 January 1976 26 December 1976 Ken Ogata (緒形拳)
Go Kato (加藤剛)
15 Kashin 花神 2 January 1977 25 December 1977 Umenosuke Nakamura (中村梅之助)
Masatoshi Nakamura (中村雅俊)
16 Ōgon no Hibi 黄金の日日 8 January 1978 24 December 1978 Somegoro Ichikawa (市川染五郎)
17 Kusa Moeru 草燃える 7 January 1979 23 December 1979 Koji Ishizaka (石坂浩二)
Shima Iwashita (岩下志麻)
18 Shishi no Jidai 獅子の時代 6 January 1980 21 December 1980 Go Kato (加藤剛)
19 Onna Taikōki おんな太閤記 11 January 1981 20 December 1981 Toshiyuki Nishida (西田敏行)
Masatoshi Nakamura (中村雅俊)
20 Tōge no Gunzō 峠の群像 10 January 1982 19 December 1982 Ken Ogata (緒形拳)
Ken Matsudaira (松平健)
21 Tokugawa Ieyasu 徳川家康 9 January 1983 18 December 1983 Sakae Takita (滝田栄)
Tetsuya Takeda (武田鉄矢)
22 Sanga Moyu 山河燃ゆ 8 January 1984 23 December 1984 Koshiro Matsumoto (松本幸四郎)
Kenji Sawada (沢田研二)
First (and so far) only Taiga drama set in the Shōwa period of World War II
23 Haruno Hatō 春の波涛 6 January 1985 15 December 1985 Morio Kazama (風間杜夫)
Keiko Matsuzaka (松坂慶子)
24 Inochi いのち 5 January 1986 14 December 1986 Yoshiko Mita (三田佳子)
Koji Yakusho (役所広司)
25 Dokuganryū Masamune 独眼竜政宗 4 January 1987 13 December 1987 Ken Watanabe (渡辺謙)
Kumiko Goto (後藤久美子)
26 Takeda Shingen 武田信玄 10 January 1988 18 December 1988 Kiichi Nakai (中井貴一)
Misako Konno (紺野美沙子)
27 Kasuga no Tsubone 春日局 1 January 1989 17 December 1989 Shinji Yamashita (山下真司)
Aiko Nagayama (長山藍子)
Earlist premiere for a Taiga drama.
28 Tobu ga Gotoku 翔ぶが如く 7 January 1990 9 December 1990 Takeshi Kaga (鹿賀丈史)
Hideki Takahashi (高橋英樹)
29 Taiheiki 太平記 6 January 1991 25 December 1991 Hiroyuki Sanada (真田広之)
Yasuko Sawaguchi (沢口靖子)
30 Nobunaga 信長 5 January 1992 13 December 1992 Naoto Ogata (緒形直人)
Momoko Kikuchi (菊池桃子)
31 Ryūkyū no Kaze 琉球の風 10 January 1993 13 June 1993 Higashiyama Noriyuki (東山紀之)
Watabe Atsuro (渡部篤郎)
Part 1 of 3
32 Homura Tatsu 炎立つ 4 July 1993 13 March 1994 Watanabe Ken (渡辺謙)
Hiroaki Murakami (村上弘明)
Part 2 of 3. Latest premiere for a Taiga drama.
33 Hana no Ran 花の乱 3 April 1994 25 December 1994 Mita Yoshiko (三田佳子)
Ichikawa Danjūrō XII (十二代目市川団十郎)
Part 3 of 3. Also the least viewed Taiga Drama in history.
34 Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune 八代将軍吉宗 8 January 1995 10 December[1995[]] Nishida Toshiyuki (西田敏行)
Kobayashi Nenji (小林稔侍)
35 Hideyoshi 秀吉 7 January 1996 22 December 1996 Naoto Takenaka (竹中直人)
Yasuko Sawaguchi (沢口靖子)
36 Mōri Motonari 毛利元就 5 January 1997 14 December 1997 Hashinosuke Nakamura (中村橋之助)
Yasuko Tomita (富田靖子)
37 Tokugawa Yoshinobu 徳川慶喜 4 January 1998 13 December 1998 Motoki Masahiro(本木雅弘)
Ishida Hikari(石田ひかり)
38 Genroku Ryōran 元禄繚乱 1 January 1999 12 December 1999 Nakamura Kanzaburo(中村勘三郎)
Matsudaira Ken (松平健)
39 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai 葵徳川三代 9 January 2000 17 December 2000 Masahiko Tsugawa (津川雅彦)
Toshiyuki Nishida (西田敏行)
40 Hōjō Tokimune 北条時宗 January 7, 2001 December 9, 2001 Izumi Motoya(和泉元彌)
Watabe Atsuro (渡部篤郎)
41 Toshiie to Matsu 利家とまつ~加賀百万石物語~ 6 January 2002 15 December 2002 Toshiaki Karasawa (唐沢寿明)
Nanako Matsushima (松嶋菜々子)
42 Musashi 武蔵 MUSASHI 5 January 2003 7 December 2003 Shinnosuke Ichikawa (市川新之助)
Ryoko Yonekura (米倉涼子)
43 Shinsengumi! 新撰組! 11 January 2004 12 December 2004 Shingo Katori (香取慎吾)
Koji Yamamoto (山本耕史)
44 Yoshitsune 義経 9 January 2005 11 December 2005 Hideaki Takizawa (滝沢秀明)
Kiichi Nakai (中井貴一)
45 Kōmyō ga Tsuji 功名が辻 8 January 2006 10 December 2006 Yukie Nakama (仲間由紀恵)
Takaya Kamikawa (上川隆也)
46 Fūrin Kazan 風林火山 7 January 2007 9 December 2007 Masaaki Uchino (内野聖陽)
Gackt
47 Atsuhime 篤姫 6 January 2008 Being Broadcast Aoi Miyazaki (宮崎あおい)
48 Tenchijin 天地人 January 2009 Not Yet Broadcast Satoshi Tsumabuki (妻夫木聡) Upcoming series

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21st Century Taiga Drama

Romanised Name Kanji (or Kana) Name Start End Cast Additional Notes
Saka no Ueno Kumo 坂の上の雲 Fall 2009 Estimated Fall 2011 Upcoming series. Originally set for a 2006 broadcast, but the scriptwriter of the series committed suicide, causing a delay in production. This will be the first Taiga Drama to stagger its airing throughout three years.

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Recent series

The set of Ryūkyū no Kaze (1993) is now a park in Okinawa.
The set of Ryūkyū no Kaze (1993) is now a park in Okinawa.

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See also

Japanese television programs are mostly broadcast in Japan, although satellite and cable services outside Japan offer TV shows selected to fit local tastes. ... Japanese dramas (Japanese: ドラマ dorama; J-dramas; from English drama) are a staple of Japanese television and are broadcast daily. ... Jidaigeki (時代劇) is a genre of film and television in Japan. ...

External links

  • NHK Taiga drama listing on DramaWiki
  • http://tv.yahoo.co.jp/tv_show/nhk/furinkazan/index.html

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Category:NHK Taiga - DramaWiki (97 words)
The NHK Taiga Drama is an annual historical renzoku drama, starting with Hana no Shogai in 1963.
Most taiga dramas aired from early January to late December each Sunday at 20:00 (Japan).
As of 2006, all but one drama is based on a jidaigeki theme.
Category:NHK Taiga - DramaWiki (97 words)
The NHK Taiga Drama is an annual historical renzoku drama, starting with Hana no Shogai in 1963.
Most taiga dramas aired from early January to late December each Sunday at 20:00 (Japan).
As of 2006, all but one drama is based on a jidaigeki theme.
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