is a Japanese serialized morning television drama, which originally aired on NHK from April 4, 1983 to March 31, 1984. The 297 15-minute episodes follow the life of during the Meiji period up to the early 1980s. In the work, Shin is called Oshin, an archaic Japanese cognomen.
It was one of the country's most watched serials of all time and has aired in 68 other countries, with subtitles ranging from English to Arabic. In 1984, the earlier episodes of the drama (focused on young Oshin) were made into an animated movie by Sanrio. The movie reused Sugako Hashida's scripts, and Ayako Kobayashi, who played young Oshin, did Oshin's voiceover.
Oshin is the debut studio album by American rock band DIIV, released on June 26, 2012 on Captured Tracks. The album was self-produced by primary recording artist Zachary Cole Smith.