The World of Chushingura: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers (Part 1)


28m 00s
Broadcast on May 6, 2020 Available until April 13, 2023

Chushingura is one of the most popular plays. It is based on a sensational historical incident when 47 masterless samurai avenged the death of their lord. Ainosuke explores it in a two-part series. Samurai lord Enya Hangan (L) attacks the high official Ko no Moronao (R) in the shogun's palace after being bullied.

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