Names Beginning with A-F

 

Name

Identity

Single Sheet Prints

Triptychs and Diptychs

A Tow

son of Gentoku

S10 (not in Robinson)

 

Adachi-Ga-Hara

ĹHag of the Lonely Houseĺ villainess of popular mythology

S23.6; S74.49

T82; T318; T330

Akabori Mizuemon

dramatic villain (Kameyama-zome)

S45.51

 

Akagari Daid˘

son of Hana-no-moto

S36.61

 

Akahito, Yamabe no

(eighth century) one of the Hundred Poets

S19.4; S27.4; S44.18

 

Akashi Gidayű Tadamasu

vassal of Toki, d. 1582

S62.2

 

Akazawa Jűnai

dramatic character in the Soga cycle

S46.83

 

Akechi Jűr˘zaemon Mitsuchika

lord of Fukuchiyama, d. 1582

S62.46

 

Akechi Mitsuhide

advisor to Oda Nobunga

S62.47

 

Akechi Samanosuke Mitsuharu

16th century warrior, d. 1582

S62.51

 

Akisuke, Saky˘-no-Dayű

one of the Hundred Poets; of the Fujiwara clan

S19.79

 

Akitsushima

a wrestler in the play Sh˘buzuke

S45.52

 

Akiyama Ch˘bei

servant to Iemon in O-Iwa kwaidan

S45.25

 

Akiyuki, Sugimoto

(fourteenth century) follower of Kusunoki Masashige

 

T352

Akogi Heiji

filial character in Samezaya

S46.71

 

Akoya

mistress of Kagekiyo

S36.9; S46.18

 

ama

'diving-girl' associated with Fujiwara no Kamatari; also known as Tamatori

S1f.2; S35.15; S45.22; S46.11

T189; T299

Amagawaya Gihei

Chűshingura character

S56.6; S74.53; S86.10

 

Amakasu ďmi no Kami Kagetoki

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima (1550-60)...

Kawanakajima (1550-60)

S34.9

T324

Amamiuchi-No-Sukune

(third century) brother of Takeshiuchi-no-sukune

(third century) brother of

Takeshiuchi-no-sukune

S74.35

 

Anju-Hime

tragic heroine of romance

S20.1; S95c.3a

S23.1; S36.37

 

Antoku Tenn˘

boy-Emperor, drowned at Dan-no-ura

S46.22

T96

Arai Maru

servant of the witch Takiyasha (late tenth century).

S74.28

T138

Arakawa Izu No Kami

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima (1550-1560)

(1550-60)

S34.10

 

Araki Mataemon

swordsman in the Igagoe revenge story; also known as Karaki Masaemoná

S36.6; S37.1

T29; T106; T250; T290

Araki Setsu-no kami Murashige

lord of Itami Castle, 1535-1586

S62.4

 

Arikuni, Musashi Saburozaemon

Taira warrior slain by Tomoe-gozen

S1e.8

 

Ari˘ Maru

servant of Shunkwan (late twelfth century)

S1c.13; S15.9

 

Arlmasa, Sada Mutsu no Kami

retainer of Nobunaga, and then of Shibata Katsuie (late sixteenth century)

S62.29

 

Asahina Sabur˘ Yoshihide

early thirteenth-century warrior and strong man; also called Yoshihide

S1a.12; S1c.14; S22.3; S31.27; S32.1; S43.4; S45.34; S73.16; S89.1

T31; T102; T119; T218; T281; T342

Asai Nagamasa

warrior, 1545-1573

S62.5

 

Asaka

wife of Yokoyama Tar˘ in the dramatized story of Oguri Hangwan

S46.58

 

Asakura Saemonnokami Yoshikage

lord of Echizen Province, 1533-1573

S62.6

 

Asatada, Chűnagon

one of the Hundred Poets; son of Fujiwara no Sadakata

S19.44

 

Atsumori, Mukwan-no-Tayű Talra no

young Taira warrior slain at Ichi-no-tani

S31.1; S32.12; S46.73; S73.15; S88.6

T226; T228; T229

Atsutada, Gon-Chűnagon

one of the Hundred Poets, 906-943

S19.43

 

Ayame-no-Mae

wife of Yorimasa

 

T107

Azuma, Fujiya

female dramatic character (Iro no dekiaki)

S46.80

 

Baba Mino no Kami

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima; also called Nobufusa, Baba Mino no Kami

S81.1; S88.13

 

Bach˘

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

S10.3

T306; T348

Banzui Ch˘bei

(seventeenth century) leader of the otokodate of Edo

S36.16; S37.2; S40.1

T130

Benkei, Musashi-b˘

warrior-monk and henchman of Yoshitsune; known in childhood as Sh˘butsu Maru and also as Oniwaka Maru

S1a.9; S1b.1; S1f.3; S1f.10; S1f.20; S4a.13; S7.5; S8.4; S28.2; S31.2; S32.2; S43.3; S45.58; S46.13; S46.86; S48,5; S49.1; S61.8; S65.9, S65.10; S65.12; S65.15; S68 (all); S74.33; S84.5; S88.37; S89.9; S95d.2; S95e.2;

T1; T16; T47; T54; T68; T97; T117; T124; T126; T133; T134; T135; T147; T150; T164; T171; T178; T179; T194; T230; T242; T267; T282; T319; T327; T338

Bingo Sabur˘

d.1358; loyalist; also called Takanori, Kojlma no

S16.1; S36.43

 

Binshiken (Min-Tzu-Chĺien)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S13.3; S60.5

 

Bizenk˘ Shud˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.1; S3.5

 

Bodhidharma

Buddhist saint, often appearing as a popular toy

S74.70

T235

Bokuten˘ Ri˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.2; S3.6

 

Botaichű Kodais˘

Chinese heroine of the Suikoden

S2.3; S3.12; S47.1

 

Botsumemmoku Shutei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.7

 

Botsusharan Bokk˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.2; S3.8

 

Botsu-Usen Ch˘sei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.4; S3.1

 

Boyasha Sonjir˘

Chinese heroine of the Suikoden

S2.5; S3.12

 

Bush˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.6; S2a.1; S3.8; S47.6; S88.48

 

By˘kwansaku Y˘yű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.7; S3.8; S47.2; S47.3

 

By˘taichű Setsuei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.8

 

By˘-Utsushi Sonryű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.9; S2a.13; S3.3

 

Cat-witch

 

S5.7; S48.2

 

Chidori

a servant-girl in 'Sembonzakura'

S43.1; S45.45; S46.64

 

Chidori-No-Mae

mistress of Kat˘ Shigeuji (Karukaya D˘shin)

S46.51

 

Chikafusa, Yamayoshi Gemba-no-J˘

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.10a; S63.11

 

Chikahira, Izumi Sabur˘ (or Kojir˘)

d.1213; warrior in the Wada rebellion

S73.14

T75

Chikara

young son of Yuranosuke in the Chűshingura; also known as Rikiya, ďboshi and as Yoshikane, ďboshi

S46.82; S54.2; S54.2a; S57.2; S58.4; S59.4; S72.1; S80.14; S86.9; S90.2

T248a

Chikatada, Tate Rokur˘

retainer of Kiso Yoshinaka

S94.2

 

Chikatsune, Honda Jir˘

wrestler and retainer of Yoritomo

 

T74

Chikud˘ Maru

young companion of Kusunoki Masatsura

S1c.7

 

Chimatsu

young son of Masaoka in ĹKoi sumo hana no Edo kataĺ

S45.48

 

Chinkyű

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

 

T301

Chinsanzan K˘shin

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.10; S3.4

 

Chitasei Goy˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.11; S3.1

 

Chiyo, Kaga no

eighteenth-century poetess

S20.2; S21.8; S29.1; S33.1; S46.3; S95c.3; S95e (not in Robinson)

 

Chiyon˘-Hime

daughter of Yűki Kageuji, who rebelled against Yoritomo

S23.2

 

Ch˘han, Kumasaka

twelfth-century warrior-monk and robber chief

S28.18; S65.5; S84.1; S89.4

T5; T40; T53; T224; T238

Ch˘hi

Chinese hero in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

S10.7

T277; T291; T294; T307; T348

Ch˘kanko Chintatsu

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.12; S3.2

 

Ch˘ki

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

 

T310

Ch˘kichi

youthful character in ĹMegumi no Kagekiyoĺ

S46.79

 

Ch˘k˘

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

S10.4

 

Ch˘k˘ (Chang Hsiao)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S60.21

 

Ch˘rei (Chang Li)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S60.21

 

Ch˘ry˘ (Chang Liang)

Chinese hero of the Han dynasty

S74.21

 

Ch˘sen, Lady

character in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century

 

T302

Choshichisho, Watanabe

 

S95f (not in Robinson)

T7

Ch˘-Un (Chao Yun)

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (early third century)

S10.4; S10 (not in Robinson)

 

Chűj˘-Hime

daughter of Udaijin Toyonari (eighth century)

S23.3; S29.2; S35.17; S45.59

 

Chűsenko Teitokuson

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.13; S2a.2; S3.7; S47.4

 

Chűt˘da no Tsubone

lady of Enya's household in Ĺthe Chűshingura'

S56.5

 

Chűyű (Chung Yu)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S60.20

 

Daikoku

one of the Seven Gods of Good luck

S43.1

 

Dait˘ Kwansh˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden; also known as Tait˘ Kwansh˘

S2.14; S3.1; S47.23

 

Dakki (T'a Ki)

Chinese manifestation of the Nine-tailed Fox

S66.1

 

Dakosh˘ Richű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.15; S3.2

 

Danshichi Kurobei

a flamboyant fishmonger in ĹNatsu matsuriĺ

S40.2; S42.1; S45.26; S46.98; S74.5

 

Daruma

Buddhist saint, often appearing as a popular toy

S74.70

T235

Dembei

character in ĹHanakawadoĺ

S45.33

 

Demons (also see Ĺwitchesĺ and Ĺghostsĺ)

 

S1a.16; S1a.18; S1b.5; S1c.1: S1c.15; S4a.16; S9.3; S12.1; S12.2; S12 (not in Robinson); S19.60; S23.26; S24.4; S28.7; S42.4; S43.6; S47.12; S87.5; S87 (not in Robinson); S88.15; S93.5; S95e (not in Robinson)

T4

Doi Jir˘

retainer of Yoritomo

S73.9

 

D˘in-H˘shi

one of the Hundred Poets, originally Fujiwara no Atsuyori

S19.82

 

Dokkakury˘ Sűjun

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Dokkakuryű Sűjun

S2.16; S3.4

 

Dokkakuryű Sűjun

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Dokkakury˘ Sűjun

S2.16; S3.4

 

Dokkwasei K˘ry˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.73; S3.3

 

D˘kwan, ďta

1432-86; originally Sukenaga; also known as Mochisuke

S1a.1; S67.4

T308a

D˘sei

foster-father of Tamamo-no-mae (twelfth century)

S66.5

 

Earth Spider

 

S1a.8; S45.19; S87.3; S88.19

T1a; T4; T46; T128; T357

Ebina Gempachi

wrestling umpire before Yoritomo

S95f.6

T353

Eda Genz˘ Hirotsuna

retainer of Yoshitsune killed at Horikawa; also known as Hirotsuna

S4a.18; S74.40; S76.6; S92 (not in Robinson)

T185

Egara Heita

son of Wada Yoshinaga; serpent-slayer; also known as Tanenaga, Egara (Wada) Heita

S1c.10; S1f.8; S84.6

T75

End˘ Kiemon Naotsugu

vassal of Asai Nagamasa, d. 1570

S62.50

 

End˘ Musha

twelfth-century lover of the ill-fated Kesa-gozen; also known as Mongaku Sh˘nin and as Morit˘, End˘ Musha

S1e.6; S1e.13; S15.6; S24.2; S45.7; S46.44; S52.1; S93.4

T129; T253

Enshi (Yen Tzu)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S13 (not in Robinson); S60.16; S79.6

 

Enya Hangwan

former lord of the Forty-Seven R˘nin in the Chűshingura; also known as Takasada, Enya Hangwan

S54.39; S55.3; S86.1; S86.3; S90.39

T248

Fuchibe Iga no Kami

murderer of Prince Morinaga (ďto-no-miya); also known as Yoshihiro, Fuchibe

S1c.5; S16.5; S24.14; S74.38

 

Fud˘ My˘-˘

Buddhist divinity, 'the immovable'

S1a.1a; S89 (not in Robinson)

T205a; T253

Fuji no Tsubone

heroine of a ghost-story

S44.43

 

Fujinoe

wife of Fujiwara Tadahira and sister of Sat˘ Tadanobu

S4a.1; S20.30

T167; T196

Fujitsuna, Aoto

a thirteenth-century upright judge and later a dramatic character

S45.54

 

Fujiya Izaemon

character in ĹKuruwa bunshoĺ

S46.53

 

Fujlkage, Nagao T˘t˘mi no Kami

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.16

 

Fujlkawa Mizuemon

villainous dramatic character in ĹGojűsan tsugiĺ

S44.39

 

Fujiwara no Atsuyori

one of the Hundred Poets also known as D˘in-H˘shi

S19.82

 

Fujiwara no Sanesada

one of the Hundred Poets; also known as Go-Tokudaiji-Sadaijin

S19.81

 

Fujiwara Tadahira

Japanese statesman who assumed the leadership of the Fujiwara family in 909

 

T196

Fukuoka Mitsugi

hero of the melodrama 'Ise ondo'

S36.7; S45.38; S51.2

 

Fukurokuju

one of the Seven Gods of Good luck

S43.1

 

Fukushima Masanori

follower, successively, of Hideyoshi and Ieyasu (1561-1624)

S62.9

 

Funada Nyűd˘

warrior-monk and follower of Nitta Yoshisada

 

T76

Fuse-Hime

heroine of Bakin's 'Hakkenden'

S4c.3; S36.17

T233

Fűten

the Wind-God

S11.2

 

Fuwa Banzaemon

villain in several plays

S37.3; S45.20; S46.96

T287

ôRobinsonö refers to listing in Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982) and its privately published supplement.

 

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