The famous Japanese legend of the enforced suicide of Lord Asano and the epic attempt by his loyal forty-seven samurai to avenge their unjustly punished lord is the basis for this year-long drama.

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 Oishi Kuranosuke (6 episodes, 1971)
Kozuki Noboru ...
 Oran (4 episodes, 1971)
Tetsuya Watari ...
 Horibe Yasubei (3 episodes, 1971)
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The famous Japanese legend of the enforced suicide of Lord Asano and the epic attempt by his loyal forty-seven samurai to avenge their unjustly punished lord is the basis for this year-long drama.

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