Yae / Yui Aragaki “It was harder than I imagined” The 13 Lords of Kamakura, the end of Jiro Ema who saved his wife at the risk of his life: J-CAST News[Full text display]

In the 9th episode of the big river drama “The 13 Lords of the Kamakuraden” (NHK) broadcast on March 6, 2022, the story of Jiro Ema (Tateto Serizawa), the husband who saved Yae played by actor Yui Aragaki at the risk of his life. The viewers are saying, “It was a cool end.”


  • Yui Aragaki (Photo: Afro)

  • Yui Aragaki (Photo: Afro)

“Never hand over Yae to Yoritomo”

The 61st Taiga drama. The stage is Japan in 1175, when Taira no Kiyomori (Ken Matsudaira) reigned as a powerful figure. The main character, Hojo Yoshitoki (Shun Oguri), was only the second son of a weak and small family in Izu, but was triggered by the marriage of the exile Minamoto no Yoritomo (Yo Oizumi) and his sister Masako (Eiko Koike). , The situation changed completely. It depicts Yoritomo’s right arm ascending to the top of the samurai. The script is written by Koki Mitani, who is known for the “Furuhata Ninzaburo” series and the taiga dramas “Shinsengumi!” And “Sanada Maru”.

In episode 9, Yoritomo, who finally entered Kamakura, suddenly fell into inferiority, and Yuchika Ito (Kazuyuki Asano) decided to stay at the Itokan and intercept Yoritomo. On the other hand, he orders Jiro to kill Yae, saying, “Never give Yae to Yoritomo.”

Yae is Yoritomo’s ex-wife, and even after remarriage with Jiro, his heart remains toward Yoritomo. She told her Jiro in the past that she “never thought (her Jiro) was her husband”, she treated coldly and wanted to go see her if she heard Yoritomo’s crisis. I have also struck a ship.

Jiro will undertake such an order to take Yae’s life. However, even though he pulled out his sword and sneaked up, he cried in front of him, saying, “I can’t do it. I can’t kill you.” I try to escape somehow. Yae begs Jiro to “come” and run away with him. However, a good child (Zen Kajihara) who serves Sukechika appears there and kills Jiro who disobeys the command of his master in an instant.

Jiro’s actions “penetrated true love”

Jiro died while thinking of Yae until the end and shouting “Run away”. From the viewer, “Mr. Ema, my husband, was too sad. I wanted him to be alive and happy.” “I can’t cry … But, let’s run away with this husband for a moment. “He must be crying too (crying)” “Jiro Ema Your opponent is not yourself, you are not rewarded, even if you are treated badly, you still like Yoritomo’s one-sided Yae-san. Najiro. Jiro pierced his true love after understanding all of Yae’s feelings painfully. “

Mr. Niigaki, who plays Yae, said in a shooting comment video released on the NHK drama official website on the 6th that Jiro’s final scene was “a person who was very kind to Yae, and that was in front of me. It was very hard to die in an instant. “” At the end, he smiled, but I also felt like “I should have been kinder.” Yae. It’s painful. It’s harder than I imagined. When I see it, it’s better than reading a book. “

Mr. Serizawa, who played Jiro, said in a similar video released on the same day on the same site, “I was happy to have Mr. Yae hold hands at the end, and I hope Mr. Yae will be happy.” He also said, “I thought,’I finally admitted it.’ I thought,’I was finally saved.'”

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