Arson girl Oshichi
Bunkyo-ku Hakusan.
  • Saikaku Ihara is a scriptwriter of the Edo era.
  • What is his work?
  • Love Stories about Five Women.
  • I will talk about the most famous girl of that stories.
  • Who is the girl?
  • Arson girl Oshichi.
  • This is a sad story.
  • What did she do?
  • I looked up about her.
  • Did she exist?
  • This is a true story.
  • But there is almost no record.
  • The truth is only this..
  • She was caught for setting fire.
  • That is Saikaku Ihara's imagination afterward.
  • I respects the imagination of the scriptwriter.
  • What kind of story is Arson girl Oshichi?
  • Her family was a vegetable store.
  • Japanese title is Yaoya Oshichi.
  • Yaoya mean Vegetable store.
  • Why is it not a fishmonger?
  • There was a big fire in 1683.
  • The fire called The big fire of Tenna.
  • Is that a made-up story?
  • This is a true story.
  • The fire occurred in Daienji.
  • Oshichi's family was burned out by the fire.
  • I thought that a criminal of this fire was her.
  • Me too.
  • The people took shelter in the temple Kichijoji.
  • She met the boy Kichisaburo here.
  • Was she in love with him?
  • Yes.
  • But, they were platonic love.
  • They need time.
  • Her house was recovered.
  • And she went home.
  • Were they not able to meet?
  • They often met each other.
  • But, He was bedridden from an illness.
  • Oh no.
  • She felt lonely very much.
  • But, She hit upon a good idea.
  • What did she do?
  • If it becomes the fire, she can meet him.
  • It is not a good idea.
  • She burnt her house.
  • Ouch.
  • The arson was a grave offense in the Edo era.
  • She was sentenced to death.
  • She is shallow.
  • The grave of them is in Kichijoji.
  • The grave?
  • This is fiction.
  • A fan of Saikaku Ihara built the grave.
  • Is it the grave of the made-up story?
  • She existed.
  • 74 years later.
  • Someone pointed out a contradiction in this story.
  • Who?
  • He is Bunko Baba.
  • What did he say?
  • Kichijoji is far from her house.
  • It is the Enjo temple that she evacuated.
  • What other kind of things did he say?
  • Her lover is not Kichisaburo.
  • She love Sahyoue Yamada.
  • A new guy.
  • Kichisaburo deceived her.
  • What did he do to her?
  • He let her set fire.
  • He tried to fish in troubled waters.
  • She was executed.
  • She is stupid.
  • Love is blind.
  • There is her grave in Enjo temple.
  • Three grave?
  • The temple built the grave of the middle.
  • A Kabuki actor built the right grave.
  • A fan built the left grave.
  • She has a grave of four.
  • This is the end of my story.
  • I'm going back to my work.