Edo no Kaze

Edo no Kaze (江戸の旋風) was a Japanese jidaigeki (period drama) broadcast on prime-time television that ran from 1975 to 1981. Its lead star was Yūzō Kayama.[1][2]

Edo no Kaze
Also known as江戸の旋風
GenreJidaigeki
Directed byKazuo Mori
Tokuzo Tanaka
StarringYūzō Kayama
Keiju Kobayashi
Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
Kunie Tanaka
Masaya Oki
Yasuaki Kurata
Eitaro Ozawa
Hiroya Morita
Taisaku Akino
Mie Hama
Takeo Chii
Ryō Ikebe
Theme music composerKatsuhisa Hattori
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
No. of series5
No. of episodes210
Production
Running time46 minutes (per episode)
Production company(s)Fuji TV, Toho Company
Release
Original networkFuji TV
Picture formatFilm
Original releaseApril 1975 –
August 28, 1981

The series was based on Kazuo Shimada's novel of the same title. It became a popular broadcast, leading to the production of five series and a two-hour special.[3]

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SeasonsEdit

  • Edo no Kaze (1975–76) - 49 episodes
  • Edo no Kaze II (1976–77) - 53 episodes
  • Edo no Kaze III (1977–78) - 50 episodes
  • edo no Kaze IV (1978–79) - 26 episodes
  • Shin edo no Kaze (1980–81) - 31 episodes
  • Edo no Kaze Special (1983) - two-hour special

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Edo no Kaze". Jidaigeki.Com. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ Masahiho Takase Senbon no Dramatachi p.142-144
  3. ^ Masahiho Takase Senbon no Dramatachi p.142