Act 9, from the series The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

Ando Hiroshige

Edo period (1615-1868), 1836

Honzo’s wife arrives at Yarunosuke’s home in Yamashina to plead to allow the marriage between Konami and Yarunosuke’s son Rikiya, but is refused. Just then Honzo arrives and in order to atone for restraining Hangan from killing Morono he gives Yarunosuku and Rikiya plans to Morono’s home and then kills himself.