Minamoto no Yoshitsune (TV series)

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Minamoto no Yoshitsune
Genre Taiga drama
Directed byNaoya Yoshida etc
Starring Onoe Kikunosuke VII
Ken Ogata
Junko Fuji
Takashi Yamaguchi
Mayumi Ogawa
Masakazu Tamura
Ryūtarō Ōtomo
Osamu Takizawa
Isuzu Yamada
Theme music composer Toru Takemitsu
Opening theme NHK Symphony Orchestra
Country of originJapan
Original languageJapanese
No. of episodes52
Running time45 minutes
Original network NHK
Original releaseJanuary 2 (1966-01-02) 
December 25, 1966 (1966-12-25)
Followed by San Shimai

Mina Moto no Yoshitsune (源義経) is a 1966 Japanese television series. It is the 4th NHK taiga drama. [1] [2]



Taikōki deals with the Kamakura period. Based on Genzō Murakami's novels "Minamoto no Yoshitsune". [3]

The story chronicles the life of Minamoto no Yoshitsune. [4] [5] [6]



Yoshitsune and people around him

Taira clan

Fujiwara clan


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