Names Beginning with M

 

Name

Identity

Single Sheet Prints

Triptychs and Diptychs

Machű

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

 

T310

Magoemon

elderly dramatic character; father of Umegawa

S46.75

 

Mama, faithful wife of

a beauty of lowly origin who married well

S21.6

 

Masa-Aki, Mase Chűdayű

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.44; S72.2 (Yase Chindayűi); S90.44

 

Masafusa, ďe no

eleventh-century courtier

S1f.5; S17.1

 

Masaharu, Tai no Jur˘

retainer of Minamoto no Mitsunaka

S4b.6

 

Masahisa, Isoai Juroemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.10; S80.17 (Isogaya Jirozaemon); S90.10

 

Masakado, Taira no

901-40; arch-rebel and usurper

S61.5

T23; T177; T252

Masakage, Nagao Echizen no Kami

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima

S34.11

 

Masakage, Yamagata Saburohei

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.5; S82.4

T331

Masakata, Sakagaki Genz˘

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.7; S90.7

 

Masakata, Tomimori, mother of

 

S56.9

 

Masakata, Tomimori Sukeemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.27; S78.9 (Tominomori); S80.2; S90.27

 

Masaki Daizen

 

S24.11

 

Masakiyo, Fujiwara no

1562-1611; leading general of Hideyoshi; also known as Kiyomasa, Kat˘

S1e.1; S1f.19; S62.8; S76.8; S84.3; S88.30; S95b.2

T183; T203; T205; T317

Masakiyo, Morozumi Bungo no Kami

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.9

 

Masako

daughter of H˘j˘ Tokimasa and wife of Yoritomo

S44.10

 

Masakuni, Kazama

retainer of Oguri Hangwan

S26.8

 

Masamori, Fukishima

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

S62.9

 

Masanao, Sasai Ukon

follower of Nobunaga

S62.37

 

Masanobu, Kosaka Danj˘-no-j˘

Warrior in the Kawanakajima campaign

S95f.5

 

Masanori, Kusunoki

d. 1390; youngest son of Masashige

S61.4

 

Masaoka

nurse to Ashikaga family; appears in ĹSendai hagiĺ

S20.16; S45.48

 

Masasada, Kazama

retainer of Oguri Hangwan

S26.10

 

Masashige, Kusunoki

1294-1336; loyalist leader against the Ashikaga

S16.3; S31.10; S73.33; S84.8, S95f.4b

T121; T341; T344; T350; T352

Masashige, Kusunoki, wife of

 

S20.29

 

Masatada, Ina-Ue Daikur˘

retainer of Kat˘ Kiyomasa; fought in Korea

S62.16

 

Masatada, End˘ Giemon

retainer of the Asai family

S62.50

 

Masataka, Shi˘ren Sajima-no-Kami

retainer of the Toki family

S62.40

 

Masatane, Fuwa Katsuemon

one of the Forry-Seven R˘nin

S54.4; S57.9; S59.2; S80.15; S90.4

 

Masatatsu, Mase Magoemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Masatoki, Mase Magokur˘

S54.41; S90.41 (Magokur˘ Masatoki)

 

Masatatsu, Nakamura Kansuke

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Tadatoki, Nakamura Kansuke and as Masatoki, Nakamura Kansuke

S54.16; S78.6 (Masatatsu); S90.16 (Masatoki)

 

Masatatsu, Oyamada Bitchű no Kami

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.7; S82.7

 

Masatoki, Mase Magokur˘

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Masatatsu, Mase Magoemon

S54.41; S90.41 (Magokur˘ Masatoki)

 

Masatoki, Nakamura Kansuke

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Masatatsu, Nakamura Kansuke and as Tadatoki, Nakamura Kansuke

S54.16; S78.6 (Masatatsu); S90.16 (Masatoki)

 

Masatomo, Wada

cousin of Kusunoki Masatsura

S73.8 bis

T271; T346

Masatoshi, Hida Magobei

follower of Kat˘ Kiyomasa; fought in Korea

S62.12

 

Masatoshi, Sugenoya Sannoj˘

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.33; S90.33 (Sugatani Inoj˘).

 

Masatoyo, Nait˘ Shuri

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima.

S34.6; S82.5

 

Masatsura, Kusunoki

1326-48; eldest son of Masashige; known as Tamon Maru in childhood

S1c.7; S23.15; S73.8 bis; S73.33; S81.2

T79; T105; T271; T346

Masayasu, Sasai Kyűz˘ (Sakai)

son of Masanao

S62.36

 

Masayoshi, Ogata Sabur˘

umpire at wrestling under Yoritomo

 

T74

Masayuki, Sanada Kihei

Takeda warrior at Kawanakajima

S34.7

 

Masuhara, Sachű

retainer of Moronao in the Chűishingura

S57.41

 

Matabei, Iwasa, Tosa, Ukiyo (or Matabe, Domori)

1578-1650; founder of the Ukiyo-e School

S36.57; S44.55; S44.56; S74.64

 

Matabei, wife of

 

S36.57; S44.56

 

Matagor˘, Kawai (or Sawai)

villain of the Igagoe revenge story

 

T106; T250; T290

Matano Gor˘

d. 1182; warrior and wrestler on the Taira side; also known as Kagehisa

S1a.13; S1c.8; S1f.6; S8.1; S16.6; S46.85; S91 (not in Robinson); S95b.1

T28; T39; T94; T141; T197; T227; T340; T353

Matsugae Sekinosuke

dramatic character; son of Masaoka

S45.55

 

Matsui Minjir˘

 

S74.18

 

Matsui Tamejir˘

 

S1a.17

 

Matsunaga Danj˘ Hisahide

lord of Mino Province, 1510-1577

S62.22

 

Matsu˘ Maru

faithful and self-sacrificing supporter of Michizane in the play ĹSugawaraĺ

S45.53

 

Matsu˘ Maru, wife of

 

S46.16

 

Matsushima no Tsubone

daughter of Sado no Kami Yasuchika and wife of Asahina Sabur˘ Yoshihide

S22.10; S29.6

 

Matsuwaka Maru

character in the play ĹOnna Seigenĺ

S46.91

 

Matsuyama Karumo

filial girl of Matsuyama

S23.16

 

Matsuemon

retainer of Yoshinaka; also known as Higuchi Jir˘ and as Kanemitsu, Higuchi Jir˘

S1a.14; S46.34; S73.8; S94.2

T181

Ma-Unkinshi Obo

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.45; S3.9

 

Mega Magosabur˘

warrior prominent in the attack on the H˘j˘ at Rokuhara in Kyoto (1333); also known as Nagamune, Mega Magosabur˘

S88.42

T270

Menju Sh˘suke Ieteru

vassel of Katsuie, d. 1583

S62.23

 

Michlkaze

896-966; celebrated calligrapher; also known as Ono no T˘fű

S35.10

 

Michi-Ie, Nagamura Bunkasai

veteran counselor of Shibata Katsuie

S62.24

 

Michitsuna, mother of

poetess of the Fujiwara family

S19.53

 

Michizane, Sugawara no

statesman, poet, and hero of the play ĹSugawara'; also known as Kanke

S1f.13; S19.24; S45.49; S46.30; S46.62; S95c.6;

 

Miidera, Madwoman of

her child was stolen by a merchant

S46.33

 

Mimy˘

shiraby˘shi dancer and Fujiwara no Tamenari

S22.17

 

Minato

wife of Yura Hy˘go, a retainer of the Nitta family

S44.5

 

Minazuru-Hime

daughter of Ki-ichi H˘gen; beloved of Yoshitsune

S22.11; S45.42

 

Mino (Province), Dutiful Youth of

Japanese Paragon of Filial Piety

S23.17

 

Mitono Kotar˘

 

S74.43

 

Mitsuchika, Toki Jurozaemon

Akechi Mitsuhide relative killed at Yodozutsumi

S62.46

 

Mitsuharu, Akechi Sama-no-Suke

cousin of Mitsuhide; killed himself in 1582

S62.51

T206

Mitsukaze, Yazama Shinroku

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.40; S90.40 (Shunroku)

 

Mitsukazu, Onchi Sakon

retainer of Kusunoki Masashige; also known as Onchi Sakon-Tar˘

S81.4

T350

Mitsukuni, Hamaji Sh˘gen

retainer of Shibata Katsuie

S62.10

 

Mitsukuni, ďyake Tar˘

retainer of Masakado (tenth century).

 

T138

Mitsumori, Tezuka Tar˘

retainer of Kiso Yoshinaka

 

T95

Mitsunobu, Yazama Kihei

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.43; S57.6; S90.43

 

Mitsuoki, Hazama Jujir˘

 

S80.22

 

Mitsutada, Chiba Saburohei

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.31; S57.22; S80.21; S90.31

 

Mitsutaka, Hayami S˘zaemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.29; S57.17 (T˘zaemon); S90.29

 

Mitsutoki, Ashioda

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Takanori, Ushioda Masanoj˘

S54.28; S78.10; S90.28 (Ashioda Maranoj˘ Mirsuroki)

 

Mitsutoki, Saga Gor˘

Taira warrior at the battle of Dan-no-ura (1185)

 

T96

Mitsuyori, Fujiwara no

statesman of the late eleventh century

S74.6

T52

Miura Shiroemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Kanetsune, Miura Jiroemon

S54.49; S72.4; S80.5; S90.49

 

Miyagi Asojir˘

hero in ĹAsagao monogatariĺ; lover of Miyuki

S46.77

 

Miyagino

together with her younger sister Shinobu she was revenged on her father's murderer, Shiga Danshichi

S53.5

 

Miya-Ishi Sh˘zaemon

retainer of Moronao in the Chűshingura

S57.38

 

Miyamoto Musashi

1583-1647; swordsman, poet, painter and craftsman

S1a.19; S1f.4; S4b.3; S24.12; S35.8; S37.16; S43.6; S48.3; S52.2; S53.6; S61.6; S74.68; S89.5

T33; T176; T208; T232; T335; T358

Miyuki

lover of Asojir˘ in the play ĹAsagao monogatariĺ

S46.77

 

Mochakuten Tosen

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.46; S3.7

 

Mochisuke

1432-86; originally Sukenaga; also known as D˘kwan, ďta

S1a.1; S67.4

T308a

Mokusuke, Matsumoto

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.15

 

Momotar˘

fairy-tale hero

S1e.12; S9.3; S88.15

 

Mongaku Sh˘nin

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

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

T129; T253

Morimasu, Takuma Gemba-no-j˘ (or Sakuma Morimasa)

1554-83; retainer of Shibata Katsuie

S62.42

 

Morimoto Gidayű Hidetora

Retainer of Sat˘ Masakiyo, 16th century

S62.14

 

Morinaga Shinn˘ (Prince ďto-no-miya Morinaga-shinn˘)

1308-35; son of the Emperor Go-Daig˘, whose cause he championed; also known as ďto-no-Miya

S1c.5; S16.5; S24.14; S73.13; S74.38

 

Mori Ranmaru Nagasada

retainer of ďta house, 1565-1582

S62.13

 

Morit˘, End˘ Musha

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

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

T129; T253

Moritsugu, Etchű Zenji

Taira warrior

 

T38; T69

Moritsuna, Sasaki

Minarnoto warrior

S1a.6; S84.10; S89.7; S93.6

T220

Moriya No Omuraji, Mononobe no

d.587; an early enemy of Buddhism

S14.4; S14.5

T279

Moronaga, Fujiwara no

1137-92; character in a ghost story

S44.38

 

Moronao, Musashi no Kami K˘ no

d.1351; general under the Ashikaga; later adopted as the villain of the Chűshingura

S22.9; S46.90; S54.38; S55.1; S74.9; S86.1; S86.3; S86.11; S90.38

T34; T248; T260; T272; T285

Moroyasu, Takano

retainer of Moronao in the Chűshingura

S57.2

 

M˘s˘ (Meng Tsung)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S13.2; S60.2

 

Moto-Oki, Yazama Jűjir˘

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also called Yazama Jűtar˘

S46.92 (Jűtar˘); S54.13; S72.9 (Jűtar˘); S90.13

 

Motosada, Doki Taishir˘

retainer of Gam˘ Sadahide (sixteenth century)

S4b.1

 

M˘t˘sei K˘mei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.47; S3.3

 

Motosuke, Kiyowara no

one of the Hundred Poets

S19.42

 

Mototoki, Hara G˘emon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.46; S72.2; S80.1; S90.46

 

Mototsugu, Kud˘ Sh˘hei

 

S92.1

 

Motoyoshi-Shinn˘

prince-poet, son of the Emperor Y˘zei (877-85)

S27.20

 

Munefusa, Aihara Esuke

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.26; S59.1 (Aibara); S90.26 (Aibara).

 

Munefusa, Aihara, sister of

 

S56.11

 

Munemori, Talra no

1147-85; son and heir of Kiyomori

 

T68

Munenori, Yukugawa Sampei

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.8; S57.16; S78.4 (Yokogawa Kampei); S90.8 (Yodogawa Kampei)

 

Munesada

retainer of Yoritomo, killed at Ishibashiyama; also known as Yoshihisa, Sanada and as Yoshitada, Sanada Yoichi

S1a.13; S1c.18; S51c.8; S1f.6; S8.1; S31.33

T28; T39; T94; T139; T197; T227

Munet˘, Abe no

eleventh-century rebel

S22.1; S74.6

T52; T111a

Murakami Hikoshiro

follower of Prince Moriyoshi in the Genk˘ War

S76a

 

Murakami Sh˘emon

villain in the story of Yasubei's revenge

 

T148; T213

Murasaki-Shikibu

d. 992; court lady and authoress

S95e.3

 

Murashige, Aragi Settsu no Kami (Araki)

ally of Nobunaga

S62.4

 

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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