Oshin (1983) [ENG Subs] (ep1-222 of 297)

oshinpic003Title: おしん
Title (romaji): Oshin
Episodes: 297 x 15 min
Genre: Human drama
Broadcast network: NHK
Broadcast period: 1983-Apr-04 to 1984-Mar-31
Air time: 08:15-08:30
Rebroadcast: 12:45-13:00 at NHK-G
Viewership ratings: ep01 39.2%, high 62.9%, avg 52.6%
Opening theme song: Oshin Main Theme

Synopsis
Oshin is born as a poor sharecropper’s daughter in a small village of Yamagata. Through hard work and perseverance she eventually triumphs over pain and adversity to achieve fame and success.

Main Cast
Kobayashi Ayako as Oshin (6 to 10 years old)
Tanaka Yuko as Oshin (16 to 46 years old)
Otowa Nobuko as Oshin (50 to 84 years old)

Additional cast
Tanimura
Izumi Pinko as Fuji (Oshin’s mother)
Ito Shiro as Sakuzo (Oshin’s father)
Oji Michio as Naka (Oshin’s grandmother)
Yoshioka Yuichi as Shoji (Oshin’s older brother)
Watanabe Eriko as Tora (Shoji’s wife)
Sendo Nobuko → Senno Hiromi as Haru (Oshin’s older sister)
Watanabe Fumiko as Riki (family friend)

Tanokura
Namiki Shiro as Ryuzo (Oshin’s husband)
Sato Hideo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father, as listed in the NHK book)
Kitamura Kazuo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father)
Takamori Kazuko as Kiyo (Ryuzo’s mother)
Kitamura Soichiro as Fukutaro (Ryuzo’s older brother)
Kanze Yoko as Tsuneko (Fukutaro’s wife)
?? as Sataro (Fukutaro’s son)
Imafuku Masao as Imamura Genemon
Ito Takeshi → 萩堂 → Yamano Reo → 槇浩 → Matsuda Yoji → Fuke Norimasa as Yuu (Oshin’s oldest son)
Yamashita Shinji → Takahashi Etsushi as Hitoshi (Oshin’s son)
Tanaka Misako → Asaji Yoko as Michiko (Hitoshi’s wife)
Kawakami Maiko as Midori (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Suzuki Mie as Akane (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Yoshino Yukiko as Tei
Kirihara Fumio as Sakita Tatsunori (Tei’s husband)
Nagashima Yuko → Sasaki Ai as Hatsuko (Oshin’s adopted daughter)

Kaga-ya (rice dealer)
Shikiya Aya → Azuma Terumi as Yashiro Kayo (Oshin’s friend)
Nagaoka Teruko as Kuni (Kayo’s grandmother)
Kobayashi Chitose as Mino (Kayo’s mother)
Ishida Taro as Seitaro (Kayo’s father)
大渕貴人 → Hagiwara Hitoshi → Shioya Toshi → Nomura Man as Nozomi (Kayo’s son)
Ohashi Goro as Kei (Nozomi’s son)

Hairdressing Shop
Watanabe Misako as Hasegawa Taka (owner)
Nagawa Shinobu as Ritsu
Tomizawa Michie as Natsu
Shimamura Miki as Kei
Kiuri Mirai as Sode
Maya Yuko as Sono
Tanaka Setsuko as Toyo

Feel free to retranslate. Please, do not stream or make profit from these subtitles.

Translation: UTB Channel
Editor: keiko1981
Timer: keiko1981, kagi (ep1-28)
Additional help: y0ssy (ep23, 29, 57-58, 66, 71-72, 77-78, 81, 97, 104, 115, 117-118, 140, 150, 167, 192)
Also thanks to: Avallac’h and XrayMind
Other notes: What is the difference between the softsubs and hardsubbed version. Softsubs, corrected double-lines, added missing lines.

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Subtitles sync to these videos
Chinese hardsub, 512x384p – RMVB Nyaa
640x480p – DVDrip Nyaa, or AvistaZ

ENG hardsubbed can be found at Rare & Old Doramas, Nyaa or AvistaZ.

The anime can be found here.

Links
English WIkipedia | Japanese Wikipedia

Piano scores for Oshin Main Theme as played below can be found in a book named: ピアノ・ソロ NHKテーマ名曲大全集. I found four books on Amazon.co.jp, to me it looks like the book published in 2012 has the scores for Oshin.

30 Comments

  1. Best Novel drama in the world!No doubt about that!Please watch this.Some episodes are unbearably fantastic.It’s a life time of a experience.Oshin=Biggest gift from Japan

  2. Just love watching Oshin- haven’t finished watching it – it’s very moving and touching – showing the
    Injustice done in those times. Oshin plays a very strong character.

  3. Thanks a lot for your work.
    Recently, NHK World broadcasted the subtitled version of a documentary with the actress Nakamura Yuri going to Uzbekistan. When she met young children living there, they told her that they knew some Japanese greetings. She was a bit surprised to see that they were familiar with Japanese culture. They told her it’s because they watched Oshin on tv. It’s really amazing to see the impact of Oshin around the world.

  4. Keikoo … Thank you …… !!! Will search soon as possible. I had been download this movie without subtitle. Amazing stories.

    Aaaaaaargh …. Memorial from my Elementary school. So exited !

  5. I’m seeing Oshin as you get subtitles. Thank you!!! When it is that Oshin will leave the house of the mother in law? she can not take it anymore!

    • It’s an awful situation Oshin is in. I don’t know when she will be able to leave. I watch the drama as I sub it. I wonder what her life would’ve been like if she ended up with the other person. (Try to keep this reply spoiler free.)

  6. at last! good headline! Now I will see the episodes that I have behind. It was a very sad part, I hope that now everything better! Thank you!!!

  7. I downloaded 173 episodes with winrar, and never gave that error. This is strange. But easy to solve! Thanks!!! We continue with Oshin!

  8. Hi, I like to start watching this asadora, I already download the subs, but I can’t find the raw links of the episodes? If u could help me I will appreciate.

    • You can find it here. It has embedded (not hardsubbed) JPN-THA subs, you can disable those in your media player. https://nyaa.si/view/819380

      If you use Media Player Classic, right-click anywhere on the screen when playing a video and look under the “Subtitles” menu. There you can enable/disable subtitles.

      And if you use VLC Media Player I think there’s subtitles menu, where you can choose if/what subtitles to show.

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