Inochi (1986) [ENG Subs] (various episodes)

Inochi 37-01

Episode 37: In Tsugaru, Tatsuo suggests to his father that they should move to Tokyo, and question how profitable farming is. This turns out to not be popular. In Tokyo, Akiko and Sota get married. Two deaths occur at the Takahara Clinic within a short period, it leads Miki to making a big decision about her future.

2019-Feb-05: Episode 37 has been updated and is now pretty much complete. Thank you to kumasan and nuve for the help.


Title: いのち
Title (romaji): Inochi
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Historical
Episodes: 50
Viewership ratings: 26,6% (ep1), 36,7% (highest ep), 29,3% (avg.)
Broadcast network: NHK
Broadcast period: 1986-Jan-05 to 1986-Dec-14
Air time: Sunday 20:00

The drama is begins in August 1945, three days after the end of the Pacific war. A freight train completely jam-packed with passengers heads for Aomori from devastated Tokyo. Among the passengers is Takahara Miki Takahara and her sister Sachi.
Miki and Sachi are the daughters of a wealthy landlord living in a village in the Tsugaru area in Aomori prefecture but they have been living in Tokyo since before the war to attend school. After seeing her village does not have a doctor, Miki is determined to become a rural doctor.

Main Cast
Takahara family
Mita Yoshiko as Miki
Tanba Tetsuro as Masamichi (father)
Kuga Yoshiko as Chie (mother)
Ishino Mako as Sachi (younger sister)
Watanabe Toru as Nakagawa Kuniyuki
Ishida Taro as Hiromichi (uncle)
Osaka Shiro as Kudo Seikichi (servant)
Akagi Harue as Kudo Ine (servant)

Iwata family
Ibu Masato as Gozo
Sugai Kin as Teru
Yamazaki Senri as Hatsuko
Kobayashi Daisuke → Kato Akihito → Uchida Shinichi → Shindo Eisaku as Tatsuo
Sato Omi (佐藤央望) → Shimizu Ai → Nikaido Chihiro → Takagi Miho as Noriko
Takamatsu Ryoko → Miyahara Nami → Kobayashi Ayako → Kishimoto Kayoko as Seiko
Kusami Junpei
Sugawara Chineko as Hisako

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Translation: JN Productions (a little revised)
Transcriber, editor, timer: keiko1981
Transcriber: Rashomon (ep11-)
Additional translation help: nuve (ep1, 4, 8, 10, 13, 19, 21, 24-27, 29, 31-33), kumasan (ep8, 22, 24, 32, 34-35)
Special thanks: Avallac’h, Rashomon, and Sigurd

Inochi ENG Subs

Subtitles sync to videos at Nyaa, or AvistaZ.

I will not be able to provide subtitles for the complete drama. The subtitles have been transcribed from an old incomplete VHSRip. I’m hoping that maybe someone will be able to help out with the missing parts later on. Unfortunately no Japanese subtitles exist.

*Timecodes can be found in subtitles archive.

episode 1 Complete
episode 2 Missing*
episode 3-5 Complete
episode 6 Missing
episode 7 Missing
episode 8 Complete
episode 9 Missing
episode 10-15 Complete
episode 16-18 Missing
episode 19-29 Complete
episode 30 Missing
episode 31-35 Complete
episode 36 Missing
episode 37 Untranslated: 03:37-03:38 (inaudible)

Some of the information below may be incorrect since I haven’t finish the episodes.

episode 38 Untranslated: 02:34-02:43
episode 39 Missing
episode 40 Half episode
episode 41
episode 42
episode 43
episode 44
episode 45
episode 46
episode 47
episode 48 Missing
episode 49
episode 50 end

External Links
DramaWiki | Japanese Wikipedia | TV Drama Database

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