Oshin weeks and episodes

Title: 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

Thank you ZemusDS for helping out with the following information. Week numbers are unofficial.

Childhood years (ep001-036)
Week 01 ep001-006 (1983-Apr-04 to 1983-Apr-09)
Week 02 ep007-012 (1983-Apr-11 to 1983-Apr-16)
Week 03 ep013-018 (1983-Apr-18 to 1983-Apr-23)
Week 04 ep019-024 (1983-Apr-25 to 1983-Apr-30)
Week 05 ep025-030 (1983-May-02 to 1983-May-07)
Week 06 ep031-036 (1983-May-09 to 1983-May-14)

Adolescence years (ep037-086)
Week 07 ep037-042 (1983-May-16 to 1983-May-21)
Week 08 ep043-048 (1983-May-23 to 1983-May-28)
Week 09 ep049-054 (1983-May-30 to 1983-Jun-04)
Week 10 ep055-060 (1983-Jun-06 to 1983-Jun-11)
Week 11 ep061-066 (1983-Jun-13 to 1983-Jun-18)
Week 12 ep067-072 (1983-Jun-20 to 1983-Jun-25)
Week 13 ep073-078 (1983-Jun-27 to 1983-Jul-02)
Week 14 ep079-084 (1983-Jul-04 to 1983-Jul-09)

Tribulation years (ep087-136)
Week 15 ep085-090 (1983-Jul-11 to 1983-Jul-16)
Week 16 ep091-096 (1983-Jul-18 to 1983-Jul-23)
Week 17 ep097-102 (1983-Jul-25 to 1983-Jul-30)
Week 18 ep103-108 (1983-Aug-01 to 1983-Aug-06)
Week 19 ep109-114 (1983-Aug-08 to 1983-Aug-13)

The special “Mou Hitori no Oshin” (もうひとりのおしん) aired between week 19 and 20.

Week 20 ep115-120 (1983-Aug-22 to 1983-Aug-27)
Week 21 ep121-126 (1983-Aug-29 to 1983-Sep-03)
Week 22 ep127-132 (1983-Sep-05 to 1983-Sep-10)

Independence years (ep137-185)
Week 23 ep133-138 (1983-Sep-12 to 1983-Sep-17)
Week 24 ep139-144 (1983-Sep-19 to 1983-Sep-24)
Week 25 ep145-150 (1983-Sep-26 to 1983-Oct-01)
Week 26 ep151-156 (1983-Oct-03 to 1983-Oct-08)
Week 27 ep157-162 (1983-Oct-10 to 1983-Oct-15)
Week 28 ep163-168 (1983-Oct-17 to 1983-Oct-22)
Week 29 ep169-174 (1983-Oct-24 to 1983-Oct-29)
Week 30 ep175-180 (1983-Oct-31 to 1983-Nov-05)

Struggling years (ep186-225)
Week 31 ep181-186 (1983-Nov-07 to 1983-Nov-12)
Week 32 ep187-192 (1983-Nov-14 to 1983-Nov-19)
Week 33 ep193-198 (1983-Nov-21 to 1983-Nov-26)
Week 34 ep199-204 (1983-Nov-28 to 1983-Dec-03)
Week 35 ep205-210 (1983-Dec-05 to 1983-Dec-10)
Week 36 ep211-216 (1983-Dec-12 to 1983-Dec-17)
Week 37 ep217-222 (1983-Dec-19 to 1983-Dec-24)
Week 38 ep223-225 (1983-Dec-26 to 1983-Dec-28, New Year Holidays, off air)

Note: There was a program: “Waga Kokoro no Oshin” (わが心のおしん), 1984-Jan-04 to 1984-Jan-07 on air (4 eps). Same time slot, but I’m not sure what it is, or if it’s related to the asadora Oshin.

Revival years (ep226-261)
Week 39 ep226-231 (1984-Jan-09 to 1984-Jan-14)
Week 40 ep232-237 (1984-Jan-16 to 1984-Jan-21)
Week 41 ep238-243 (1984-Jan-23 to 1984-Jan-28)
Week 42 ep244-249 (1984-Jan-30 to 1984-Feb-04)
Week 43 ep250-255 (1984-Feb-06 to 1984-Feb-11)
Week 44 ep256-261 (1984-Feb-13 to 1984-Feb-18)

Final years (ep262-297)
Week 45 ep262-267 (1984-Feb-20 to 1984-Feb-25)
Week 46 ep268-273 (1984-Feb-27 to 1984-Mar-03)
Week 47 ep274-279 (1984-Mar-05 to 1984-Mar-10)
Week 48 ep280-285 (1984-Mar-12 to 1984-Mar-17)
Week 49 ep286-291 (1984-Mar-19 to 1984-Mar-24)
Week 50 ep292-297 (1984-Mar-26 to 1984-Mar-31)

You can find a detailed summary of Oshin at English Wikipedia.

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