Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter

Kurara The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's DaughterProfile

  • TV Movie: Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter
  • Romaji: Kurara ~Hokusai no Musume~
  • Japanese: 眩(くらら)~北斎の娘~
  • Director: Taku Kato
  • Writer: Makate Asai (novel), Mika Omori
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: September 18, 2017
  • Runtime: Monday 19:30-20:45
  • Genre: Biopic
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Follows the life of ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Oi (Aoi Miyazaki). She is the third daughter of renown artist Hokusai Katsushika. As a child, she watched her father and became fond of painting. As an adult, she divorced a few years after marrying and then assisted her father.


  1. Based on novel “Kurara” by Makate Asai (first published from December, 2014 to November, 2015 in literary magazine Shosetsu Shincho).


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