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Ōoku (1983 TV series)

Written byTakayuki Yamada
Directed byJunji Kurata
StarringKomaki Kurihara
Keiko Tsushima
Tomisaburo Wakayama
Katsuo Nakamura
Haruko Kato
Masaya Oki
Ryoko Sakaguchi
Misako Konno
Chikage Awashima
Kenici Kaneda
Mieko Takamine
Yoshiko Tanaka
Mitsuko Kusabue
Masahiko Tsugawa
Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
Yoko Tsukasa
Meiko Kaji
Tetsuro Tamba
Theme music composerTakeo Watanabe
Ending theme"Aio no Makugire" was sung by Ryoko Moriyama
Country of originJapan
Original languageJapanese
No. of episodes51
Running time45 minutes
Production companiesToei,Kansai TV
Original release
ReleaseApril 5, 1983 (1983-04-05) –
March 27, 1984 (1984-03-27)

Ōoku (大奥) is a 1983 Japanese Jidaigeki television series.


The story is set in whole Edo period in Ōoku and is fiction set against a background of historical fact.[1][2]

The Ōoku was where thousands of women work for one Tokugawa shogun and the part the ladies lived in Edo Castle.[3][4][5]


Tokugawa shogun and people of Ōoku


Fictional Characters


  1. ^ 大奥 ゴールデンカラーアクション14 双葉社 P.51-61
  2. ^ "大奥 1983". AG. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "大奥". ドラマデータ. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "大奥". 東映チャンネル. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "大奥". kotobank. Retrieved March 15, 2020.
  6. ^ "60年の騒然男女」芸能スキャンダルの真相". ASAGEI. Retrieved March 15, 2019.

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