Names Beginning with S

 

Name

Identity

Single Sheet Prints

Triptychs and Diptychs

Sada-Ie, Gonchűnagon Fujiwara no

1162-1241; one of the Hundred Poets

S19.97

 

Sada-Ie, Kumagae

Minamoto warrior at Ichi-no-tani in 1184

 

T38

Sadakage, Nagao Shinroku

Taira warrior at Ishibashiyama in 1180

S8.1

 

Sadamasa, Isono Tamba no Kami

fought Nobunaga at the Anegawa in 1570

S62.18

 

Sadamasa

strong man and retainer of Nitta Yoshisada; also known as Sadatsuna and as Shinozuka Iga no Kami Sadamasa

S36.30; S84.4; S88.25; S94.3

T6; T37; T47a

Sadamitsu, Usui no

retainer of Raik˘

S1e.9; S42 (not in Robinson); S61.2; S94.1

T3; T4; T21; T26a; T44; T46; T128; T169; T261; T262; T298; T305; T357

Sadat˘, Abe no

1019-62; rebel

S1a (not in Robinson); S88.34

 

Sadatomo, Ishikawa S˘suke (Hyosuke):

one of the Three Swordsmen of Shizu-ga-mine (1583)

S62.17

 

Sadatsuna

strong man and retainer of Nitta Yoshisada; also known as Shinozuka Iga no Kami Sadamasa and as Shinozuka Iga no Kami Sadatsuna

S36.30; S84.4; S88.25; S94.3

T6; T37; T47a

Sada-Uji

Ashikaga general against Kusunoki Masatsura; also known as Kazu-Uji, Hosokawa

 

T34; T333

Sadayo, Musashi Gor˘

squire to Masakado (mid tenth century)

S52.6; S61.5

T23; T252

Sadayuki, Kiura Okaemon

one of the Forcy-seven R˘nin

S54.22; S90.22 (Kimura Okuemon)

 

Sadayuki, Usami Suruga no Kami

Uesugi warrior at Kawanakajima

S63.17

 

Sadazumi Shinn˘

874-916; son of the Emperor Seiwa; ancestor of the Minamoto (Seiwa branch)

 

T122

Sagami

eleventh-century poetess; daughter of Raik˘

S19.62

 

Sagami Gor˘

retainer of Taira no Tomomori (late 12th century)

 

T144

Sagami-b˘, Kodera

retainer of Oto-no-miya (early fourteenth century)

S73.13

 

Sagi-no-Ike Heikur˘ (Masatora)

strong man; retainer of the Kusunoki

S1c.17; S4b.4; S74.67; S88.31

T322; T323; T350

Saigy˘-H˘shi

1118-90; warrior, monk, and poet

S19.86

 

Saijinki Kwakusei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.54; S3.10

 

Saijun (Ts'ai Shun)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S60.17

 

Saiki

Indian victim of Kway˘-fujin (the nine-tailed fox)

S66.3

 

Saimeihangwan Riryű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.12

 

Sait˘ Kuranosuke Toshimitsu

retainer of Toki, 1534-1582

S62.30

 

Sait˘ Toshimasa nyűd˘ D˘san

Governor of Mino Province, 1494-1556

S62.33

Sait˘ Toshimitsu nyűd˘ Ryűhon

16th century warrior

S62.31

 

Sait˘ Uheenotayű Tatsuoki

lord of Mino, 1548-1573

S62.32

 

Saienshi Ch˘sei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.55; S3.12

 

Sakai Kyűz˘ Narishige

son of Ukon Masanao, 1555?-1570

S62.36

 

Sakai Ukon Masanao

retainer of house of ďta, d. 1570

S62.37

 

Sakanoe Tamura-Maro

distinguished suppressor of the aborigines; also known as Tamura Sh˘gun

S44.51

 

Sakuma Genba Morimasa

Soldier of ďta Nobunga, 1553-1583

S62.42

 

Sakura Maru

supporter of Michizane in the ĹSugawaraĺ play

S38.2; S46.84

 

Sakura-Hime

beloved of the tragic monk Seigen

S45.57; S74.17

 

Sakurai Rinzaemon

one of the villains in the Igagoe revenge story

 

T41a; T250

Sakurai Sakichi Iekazu

16th century swordsman, d. 1596

S62.34

 

Sanada Yoichi (Munesada)

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

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

T28; T39; T94; T139; T197; T227

Sanemori, Sait˘

1118-83; Taira warrior killed fighting Yoshinaka

 

T180

Sanetomo, Udaijin Minamoto no

1192-1219; son of Yoritomo; Sh˘gun, 1204

 

T48

Sankatsu

a geisha; character in the play ĹAoto-z˘shiĺ

S45.36; S74.62

 

Sano Jirozaemon

character in ĹIro no Edo-zomeĺ who killed his mistress Yatsuhashi of Manji-ya

S51.6

 

Sansuke

retainer of Moronao in the Chűshingura

S57.42

 

Sanugi no Miyakko

the old bamboo-gatherer in ĹTaketori monogatariĺ

S44.14

 

Sarashina-Hime

daughter of Rakuganji Umanosuke, wife of Aiki Morinosuke, and mother of Shikanosuke; she revenged herself on her seducer Daikur˘

S22.14

 

Sarunosuke

 

S74.59

 

Sasarae

mistress of Tametomo in his exile

 

T113; T140

Sassa Narimasa

retainer of Oda Nobunga, 1539-1588

S62.29

 

Satomi Yoshizane

 

S66a.1

 

Satsuki

wife of Takahashi Yajur˘

S46.81

 

Satsuma Gengobei

character in ĹGodairikiĺ; also known as Katsuma Gengobei

S36.66; S51.4

 

Sayo-Hime

d.536; wife of ďtomo no Sadehiko

S20.18

 

Seibokkan Kakushibun

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.56; S3.3

 

Sea Monk

monstrous marine apparition; also called Umi B˘zu

S44.44

 

Seigank˘ Riun

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.11

 

Seigen

a monk whose hopeless passion for Sakura-hime forms the subject of the play ĹKiyomizu Seigenĺ

S45.57; S74.17

 

Seigen-ni

feminine counterpart of Seigen in 'Onna Seigen '

S43.9; S45.27; S46.91

 

Seijur˘

lover of O-Natsu in ĹO-Natsu Seijur˘ĺ

S36.38

 

Seimenjű Y˘shi

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.57; S2a.19; S3.5

 

Sei Sh˘nagon

Author and court lady

S25 (not in R0binson)

 

Seishushosei Sh˘j˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.58; S3.11

 

Seisuish˘ Tanteikei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Sensuish˘ Tanteikei

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.9

 

Seitaka-D˘ji

acolyte of the god Fud˘ My˘-˘

S93.4

T253

Sekibakki Ryűt˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.59; S2a.10; S3.8; S47.18

 

Sekiguchi Yatar˘

companion of Miyamoto Musashi

 

T358

Sekish˘gun Sekiyű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.60; S3.4; S47.19

 

Semimaru

tenth-century blind courtier, poet and musician

S19.10; S27.10

 

Senjű-no-Mae

beloved of Taira no Shigehira

S44.21

 

Senkwaji Ch˘-˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Senkaji Ch˘-˘

S2.61; S3.6; S47.20

 

Sensuish˘ Tanteikei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Seisuish˘ Tanteikei

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.9

 

Seta, Dragon Woman of

 

S95e.6

 

Shameisanr˘ Sekishű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden also known as Shameisabur˘ Sekishű and as Henmeisanr˘ Sekishű

S2.62; S3.8; S47.21

 

Shana˘

childhood name of Yoshitsune

S1b.2; S1e.16; S1f.3; S1f.11; S7.5; S8.4; S9.5; S22.13; S28.2; S31.35; S32.11; S35a (not in Robinson); S36.22; S37.14; S45.3; S45.42; S46.1; S46.11; S52.7; S65 (all); S73.13 bis.; S74.16; S76.1; S77.6; S84.9; S88.8; S88.37; S89.9

T1; T5; T16; T17; T20; T29a; T32; T40; T45; T47; T53; T54; T56; T59; T63; T64; T65; T66; T67; T68; T69; T70; T84; T93; T97; T108; T109; T117; T122; T124; T126; T127; T133; T134; T135; T147; T149; T150; T150; T151; T162a; T163; T164; T167; T185; T194; T215; T221; T222; T224; T227; T230; T241; T242; T264; T267; T282; T319; T327; T337; T339; T351

Shibata Shurinosuke Katsuie

 

overthrown by Hideyoshi at Shizu-ga-mine, 1530-1583

S62.7

T329

Shibori no Somegor˘

otokodate dramatic character

S42.6

 

Shigeharu, Tatenaka Kwamby˘e

soldier-scholar for the Sait˘ family of Mino; also known as Takenaka Hambei

S62.44

 

Shigehira, Taira no

1158-85; son of Kiyomori

S44.21

 

Shigekiyo

retainer of Yoshitsune; also known as Narikiyo, Kamei Rokuro

S31.11

T215

Shigemori, Taira no

1138-79; eldest son of Kiyomori

S15.8; S22.8; S23.14; S31.12; S32.5; S44.31

T55; T195

Shigemori, Tokuda Magodayű

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also called Toyonari, Okada

S54.37; S90.37 (Okada Toyonari)

 

Shigenaka, Matsui Tomijir˘

avenger of his brother's murder

S37.13

 

Shigenobu

retainer of Odai Matarokur˘ (sixteenth century); also called Iwazu Tetsuemon Shigenobu

S4a.11

T201

Shigetada, Hatakeyama

Minamoto warrior, though of Taira descent

S31.13; S45.1; S73.5; S88.1

T18; T115; T162a; T191; T217; T225; T268; T334

Shigeuji, Kat˘

daimyo of the Ashikaga period; later known asá Karukaya D˘shin

S36.65; S43.4; S45.11; S46.35

 

Shigeuji, Kat˘, wife of

 

S45.11; S46.51

 

Shigeyuki, Minamoto no

one of the Hundred Poets

S19.48

 

Shigeyuki, Suzuchi (Suzuki) Hida no Kami

attempted to shoot Nobunaga from ambush

S62.41; S76.2; S88.40

 

Shij˘ Dainagon

 

S35.18

 

Shima Sakon Kiyooki

vassel of Tsutsui Junkei, d. 1600

S62.39

 

Shimmi Yashichir˘

retainer of Moronao in the Chűshingura

S57.7

 

Shimosaka (Yasutsugu)

sword smith to Tokugawa Ieyasu

S44.27

 

Shimose Kaga

16th century retainer of Yoshimi Mikawa no Kami

S4a.16

 

Shingen, Takeda (Harunobu)

1521-73; war-lord of Kai Province

S1a.4; S24.6; S31.14; S32.6; S34.1; S44.37; S50.2; S63.1; S73.2; S77 (not in Robinson); S82.1; S88.33; S95C.4; S95f.1

T136; T154; T160; T162; T165; T175; T246; T258; T289; T325; T332; T345

Shingy˘taih˘ Tais˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.5

 

Shini And˘zen

Chinese physician-hero of the Suikoden

S2.3; S3.11

 

Shinkigunshi Shubu

Chinese hero of the Suikoden; also known as Jinkigunshi Shubu

S2.24; S3.2

 

Shinkwash˘ Giteikoku

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.9

 

Shinobu S˘da

slave-dealer who kidnapped Umewaka Maru

S46.21

 

Shinozuka Hachir˘

retainer of the Nitta family

S44.5

 

Shinozuka Iga no Kami Sadamasa

strong man and retainer of Nitta Yoshisada; also known as Sadatsuna and as Sadamasa

S36.30; S84.4; S88.25; S94.3

T6; T37; T47a

Shinozuka Iga no Kami, wife of

 

 

T120

Shinsanshi Sh˘kei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.7

 

Shi˘den Tajima-no-kami Masataka

vassal of Toki, d. 1582

S62.40

 

Shiradayű

loyal farmer in the Sugawara tragedy

S41.1

 

Shirafuji Genda

wrestler in ĹKusa no irotokiĺ and other plays

S36.18

 

Shirafuji Hikoshichir˘

retainer of the Nitta family and strong man

S9.4; S73.36; S84.7

T243

Shiragiku Maru

son of Chűnagon Fujiwara no Muneyuki; involved with the priest Jikyű

S36.15; S46.29

 

Shirai Gompachi

lover of Komurasaki; robber and murderer (late seventeenth century)

S36.39; S37.19; S38.11a; S40.6; S44.2; S45.16; S46.67; S51.8; S74.12

T130; T212

Shiratae

daughter of Sano Tsuneyo, who helped to entertain H˘j˘ Tokiyori

S28.46; S46.2

T110

Shisempaku K˘hotan

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.11

 

Shlrakura Gengoemon (or Shlrakura Dengoemon)

treacherous foe of Miyamoto Musashi

 

T33; T176

Shlranui-Hime

daughter of Aso Tadakuni and wife of Tametomo

S22.18; S64.8; S87.7

T30; T223; T263

Shizuka-Gozen

1168-87; shiraby˘shi dancer and courageous mistress of Yoshitsune

S20.19; S21.2; S25.2; S33.4; S35.12; S46.86; S46.94; S65.14; S95c.2

T16; T86; T97; T127; T135; T267; T282; T106; T250; T290

Shizuma, Watanabe

hero of the Igagoe revenge story

S53.8

 

Sh˘butsu Maru

alternative boy-name of Benkei, the warrior-monk and henchman of Yoshitsune

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

Shogo, Koshinaka Zenji

 

S91 (not in Robinson)

 

Sh˘ha˘ Shűtsű

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.2

 

Shokatsury˘

nickname of K˘mei, the Chinese sage and strategist in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

S10.1

T278; T294

Shokujo

the Heavenly Weaver in the Milky Way legend; also known as Ori-Hime

S13.10; S19.6; S60.12; S79.3

 

Sh˘menko Shubu

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.7

 

Sh˘-Onk˘ Ryoh˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.63; S3.10

 

Sh˘rik˘ Kwaei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.64; S3.6

 

Sh˘sempű Saishin

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.5

 

Sh˘sharan Bokushun

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.8; S3.4

 

Sh˘sh˘, Tegoshi no

mistress of Soga Gor˘ assisted in the revenge

S21.7; S45.5

T125; T132; T193; T304

Sh˘shun, Tosa-b˘

warrior-monk who attacked Yoshitsune at Horikawa

S68.6; S74.33

T29a; T282

Sh˘toku Taishi

son of the Emperor Yomei; champion of Buddhism

S14 (all)

T279

Sh˘-Utsuchi Sonshin

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.12

 

Shűgumba Sensan

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.65; S3.3; S47.22

 

Shujush˘ (Chu Shou-Ch'ang)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S60.15

 

Shukuyű-Fujin

female warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

 

T310

Shund˘ Jiroemon

avenger of his father's murder

S51.9

 

Shunkwan

priest and conspirator; exiled to Kikaiga-shima

S15.9; S46.38

 

Shűshiki

poetess; daughter of a confectioner of Edo

S21.4; S35.13; A35a.4; S95e.5

 

Shűso

Chinese warrior in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

S10.8

 

Shuten-D˘ji

drunken demon monster slain by Raik˘

S1a.3; S19.60

T21; T26a; T261; T280; T298; T305

Shutsud˘k˘ D˘i

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2 (not in Robinson); S3.5

 

Shutsurinry˘ Sűen

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.66; S3.4

 

S˘ben Koenshaku

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2 (not in Robinson)

 

S˘bikatsu Gaih˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden; also known as S˘kokatsu Kaih˘

S2.16; S3.5

 

Soga Brothers

Soga Gor˘ Tokimune and Soga Jur˘ Sukenari, sons of Kawazu Sukeyasu who devoted their short lives to avenging their fatherĺs murder on Kud˘ Suketsune

S1a.1a; S1c.14; S1e.8; S1f (not in Robinson); S7.3; S8.7; S17.7; S22.19; S23.4; S24.18; S31.20; S35a (not in Robinson); S38.3; S44.9; S44.11; S45.3; S45.34; S46.5; S48.1; S61.9; S74.61: S89 (not in Robinson)

T35; T100; T101; T102; T103; T104; T125; T132; T158; T159; T193; T269; T304; T328; T349

S˘gen

priest infatuated with Orikoto-hime

S46.39

 

S˘j˘ Henj˘

priest-poet; formerly Yoshimine Munesada

S19.12

 

S˘j˘-b˘

king of the tengu wood-sprites

S1f.11; S65.2; S88.8

T20; T194; T264; T351

S˘kokatsu Kaih˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden; also known as S˘bikatsu Gaih˘

S2.16; S3.5

 

S˘monjin H˘kyoku

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.4

 

Songoku (Sun Wu K'ung)

monkey-king in Bakin's romance ĹSeiyukiĺ

S17.9

 

Sono

daughter of Yoshioka Ichimisai, who avenged his murder on Ky˘goku Takumi; also known as O-Sono

S23.19; S37.20; S45.43;

T131; T137; T170

Sono

wife of Amagawaya Gihei in the Chűshingura; also known as O-Sono

S72.6; S86.10

 

Sonobe Saemon

lover of Usuyuki-hime in ĹUsuyuki monogatariĺ

S46.9

 

S˘sei-H˘shi

priest-poet; probably a son of S˘j˘ Henj˘

S19.21

 

S˘shiko Rai˘

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.67; S2a.11; S3.5

 

S˘shin (Ts'ŕng Shen)

Chinese Paragon of Filial Piety

S13.4; S60.6

 

S˘s˘ (Ts'ao-Ts'ao)

mercenary in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

 

T277; T293, T297; T301; T306

S˘s˘sh˘ T˘hei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S3.1

 

S˘t˘ki S˘sei

Chinese hero of the Suikoden

S2.68; S3.11

 

Sugaru, Koshibe no

hero under the Emperor Yűryaku; perhaps Sukaru

S1c.2

 

Sugikura Ujimoto

 

S66a.2

 

Sugimoto Sakubei

retainer of Kusunoki Masashige, probably Akiyuki

S35.14

 

Suikoden (Shui-ho-ch'uan)

semi-historical romance of twelfth-century China

S2; S2a; S3; S47

 

Sukechika

famous wrestler; father of the Soga brothers; also known as Kawazu Sabur˘ and as Sukeyasu, Kawazu Sabur˘

S16.6

T141; T340; T353

Sukemori, J˘ Kur˘

d.1202; son of Nagamochi

 

T61

Sukenaga, Ike-no-Sh˘ji

retainer of Oguri Hangwan

S26.9

 

Sukenari

also known as Soga Jur˘ Sukenari; son of Kawazu Sukeyasu who devoted his short life (together with his brother Soga Gor˘ Tokimune ) to avenging his fatherĺs murder on Kud˘ Suketsune

S1a.1a; S1c.14; S1e.8; S7.3; S8.7; S17.7; S22.19; S23.4; S24.18; S31.20; S35a (not in Robinson); S38.3; S44.9; S44.11; S45.3; S45.34; S46.5; S48.1; S61.9; S74.61

T35; T100; T101; T102; T103; T104; T125; T132; T158; T159; T193; T269; T304; T328; T349

Sukeroku, Hanakawado

populist hero of the play ĹSukerokuĺ

S45.47

 

Sukeshige

1398-1464; semi-historical hero of romance; also known as Oguri Hangwan Sukeshige and as Oguri Kojiro Sukeshige

S26.1; S35.9; S36.20; S44.7; S50 (not in Robinson)

 

Suketada, Homma

fourteenth-cenrury loyalist

S23.8

 

Suketaka, Got˘

retainer of Oguri Hangwan

S26.3

 

Suketake, Yata Goroemon

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin; also known as Yata Jiroemon

S54.36; S57.42; S59.7 (Jiroemon); S72.7 (Yada); S78.11 (Yada Gorozaemon); S80.8 (Yada Gorozaemon); S90.36 (Gorozaemon)

 

Suketoki, Yamato no

filial son whose dead parents appeared to him as butterflies

S23.20

 

Suketsune, Kud˘

ád.1193; villain of the ĹSoga monogatariĺ

 

T100; T132; T158; T198; T304

Sukeyasu, Kawazu Sabur˘

famous sum˘ wrestler; father of the Soga brothers; also known as Sukechika and as Kawazu Sabur˘

S16.6

T141; T340; T353

Sukune Tar˘

lover of Tatsuta-no-mae in ĹUme-matsusakuraĺ

S46.69

 

Sumimoto, Gon-no-Suke

Crown Prince, late tenth century

S4b.6

 

Sumino Chűheiji

one of the Forty-Seven R˘nin

S54.45; S59.5; S71.5 (Sugino Jűheiji); S78.12 (Sugino Jűheiji); S90.45 (Kadono Jűheiji)

 

Su˘-No-Naishi

court lady and poetess; daughter of Taira no Tsuginaka

S19.67; S23.21

 

Susa-no-o-no-Mikoto

the 'imperuous male', brother of the Sun-Goddess

S17.5

 

Sutoku(-In)

Emperor and poet defeated in the war of H˘gen

S19.77; S64.9

 

Sueshige, Hirayama

Taira warrior

 

T38; T228

Suetake, Urabe no

retainer of Raik˘, 950-1022

S46.25; S94.1

T3; T4; T21; T26a; T46; T128; T169; T261; T262; T298; T305; T357

Suzuki Shigehide

attempted to shoot Nobunaga from ambush

S62.41; S76.2; S88.40

 

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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