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Chūshingura ~The Treasury of Loyal Retainers~

Chūshingura” is based on the attack on the Kira residence by ronin of the Akō Domain (Akō Incident) on December 14, 1702. “Kanadehon Chūshingura” was a popular program of the Edo era and was a common theme in Ukiyo-e. The countless effort put into the preparation and execution of avenging their master captured the hearts of people in the Edo era, and many plays were performed especially during December in which the raid occurred; the play became a seasonal tradition. This exhibition will feature stories of revenge depicted in Ukiyo-e, “Chūshingura” in particular.

Last updated: 12 November, 2021
Date 16 November, 2021 - 23 January, 2022
Time 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Price Elementary and Junior High Schook students 130 Yen/High School and University students 310 yen/Adults 520 yen
Venue Shizuoka city Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art
297-1 Yui, Shimizu-ku Shizuoka City 421-3103