Title given to fictionalized accounts in Japanese literature, theater, and film that relate to the historical incident involving the forty-seven rōnin and their mission to avenge the death of their master, Asano Naganori.- Chūshingura
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City located in southwestern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Other industries are fishery, and tourism thanks to a famous act of vengeance by the forty-seven rōnin in 1703, featured in the Chūshingura.
The fifth shōgun of the Tokugawa dynasty of Japan.
The most successful of them was a bunraku play called Kanadehon Chūshingura (now simply called Chūshingura, or "Treasury of Loyal Retainers"), written in 1748 by Takeda Izumo and two associates; it was later adapted into a kabuki play, which is still one of Japan's most popular.
The chamberlain (karō) of the Akō Domain in Harima Province (now Hyōgo Prefecture), Japan (1679 - 1701).
He is known as the leader of the Forty-seven Rōnin in their 1702 revenge vendetta and thus the hero of the Chūshingura.
Historical 18th-century event in Japan in which a band of rōnin (lordless samurai) avenged the death of their master.
Fictionalized accounts of the tale of the forty-seven rōnin are known as Chūshingura.
The daimyō of the Akō Domain in Japan (1675–1701).
He is known as the person who triggered a series of incidents retold in a story known as Chūshingura (involving the forty-seven rōnin), one of the favourite themes of kabuki, jōruri, and Japanese books and films.
Japanese actress and singer who has performed in numerous television shows, movies, and commercials.
In 2013, Shibasaki made her U.S. film debut in 47 Ronin, a Keanu Reeves-led adaptation of the famous Chushingura story of samurai loyalty and revenge.
Japanese actor and martial artist.
In 2013, he appears in 47 Ronin (the first English-language adaptation of the Chushingura legend, Japan's most famous tale of samurai loyalty and revenge) alongside Keanu Reeves, and as Shingen Yashida in The Wolverine opposite Hugh Jackman.
Japanese kabuki actor.
In various productions of Chūshingura, he also portrayed Oyamada Shōzaemon (1956), Asano Naganori (1959), Wakisaka Awaji no Kami (1961), and Ōishi Yoshio (1978).
2013 fantasy action film directed by Carl Rinsch in his directorial debut.
Written by Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini from a story conceived by Morgan and Walter Hamada, the film is a work of Chūshingura ("The Treasury of Loyal Retainers"): a fictionalized account of the forty-seven rōnin, a real-life group of masterless samurai under daimyō Asano Naganori in 18th-century Japan who avenged Naganori's death by confronting his rival Kira Yoshinaka.
Japanese film and theatre actor.
Tamura appeared in several television dramas related to Chushingura and finally he played the role of "Ōishi Kuranosuke" for the first time in the special drama Chushingura Sono Otoko Ōishi Kuranosuke in 2010.