A few days ago, according to Japanese media reports, the remuneration of the main actors of the NHK drama “The 13 Lords of the Shogun” has been exposed.
It should be noted that NHK does not determine the remuneration based on the popularity and strength of the actors, but based on the contribution of the actors to NHK. The average remuneration is 2-30% lower than that of Minfang TV.
However, the quality of Dahe dramas is high, and the popularity will be greatly enhanced after the performance, so popular actors are also very willing to act.
According to reports, the highest paid is Toshiyuki Nishida, who has appeared in Taiga drama thirteen times, with 700,000 yen per episode.
Shun Oguri, who has never starred in NHK, is paid 500,000 yen per episode, one-third of his usual salary.
Yui Aragaki has only starred in NHK dramas once before, so she is paid 300,000 yen per episode at the minimum of 1.5 million yen per episode on Minfang TV.
Masami Nagasawa, who is narrating in this film, is paid 100,000 yen per episode.
The big river drama “The 13 Lords of the Shogun” starring Shun Oguri and Yui Aragaki focuses on the protagonist Hojo Yoshitoki, depicting his step-by-step progress from a samurai of the Bando Hei clan, through the war of Genpei, the deprivation of power and inheritance. The story of the long-term turmoil until the shogunate took power.