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Schools All five
Category The fourth group Noh, Ninjō-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Unknown
Season Spring or Winter (January in the lunar calendar)
Scene Town of Moriyama in Ōmi Province (present-day Moriyama City in Shiga Prefecture)
Characters Shite Ozawa Tomofusa
Waki Mochizuki Akinaga
Tsure Wife of Yasuda-no-Shōji Tomoharu
Kokata Hanawaka, son of Tomoharu
Ai servant
Masks Tsure Shakumi, Fukai, etc.
Costumes Shite In the first half of the program: tops and bottoms of suō (A long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom worn by male characters), kitsuke / dan-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with very wide stripes, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), a small sword, and a fan. In the second half of the program: shishi-gashira (a headdress in the form of a lion’s head), atsuita karaori worn in tsubo-ori style (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters) (taken off later), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kitsuke / dan-noshime, koshi-obi (belt), a small sword, and a fan.
Waki Kake-suō (tops of suō), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kitsuke / atsuita, koshi-obi, a small sword, a fan, and a sedge rain hat.
Tsure Kazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), iro-nashi karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe with no scarlet in patterns, worn by female characters), kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and a cane. They occasionally wear a mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono) in the later part of the scene.
Kokata Hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kitsuke / atsuita, koshi-obi, a small sword, a fan, and a sword. He wears a kakko (small tabor) in the front of the waist in the second half of the program.
Ai Tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata, koshi-obi, and a fan. Holding a sword.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 50 minutes

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