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Plays DataBase Tōsen (Cathay Boat) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools All five
Category The Fourth group Noh
Author Unknown (Tobi Matagorō Yoshihiro, according to one tradition)
Subject Undetermined
Season Not decided (Autumn in some schools)
Scene Hakozaki in Chikuzen province
Tsukurimono Cathay boat (a Chinese junk)
Characters Shite So Kei Kan'nin
Kokata So Kei’s two Chinese children, Sonshi and Soiu
Kokata So Kei’s two Japanese children
Waki A certain Mr. Hakozaki
Ai Servant of Mr. Hakozaki
Ai Boatman
Masks Shite Akobujō, Asakakurajō, Koushijō, Kojō, Ryōnoijō
Costumes Shite jōgami (Tō-bōshi a Chinese-style hat), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / kogōshi-atsuita (thickly woven kimono with small checked patterns), shirotare (a type of wig made of white hair), koshi-obi (belt), a rope, a whip, and a tō-uchiwa (a Chinese fan).
Kokata (Two Chinese Children) Sobatsugi (lined happi-style kimono with no sleeves, worn by worriers or Chinese characters), kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Kokata (Two Japanese Children) Kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and gold or silver flakes applied to the fabric) worn in koshimaki style, koshi-obi, a rope, a fan, and a whip.
Waki Nashiuchi-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress), a white headband, tops and bottoms of hitatare (kimono for warriors) or tops and bottoms of suō (a long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom worn by male characters), kitsuke / atsuita, komi-ōkuchi (underwear hakama in ōkuchi-style), a small sword, and a fan.
Ai (Servant) Tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata. Holding a sword.
Ai (Boatman) Sobatsugi, kitsuke / atsuita, kukuri-bakama (a way of wearing hakama trousers, tucking the bottoms up at the knee with a string), and a pair of gaiters.
Number of scenes One
Length 1 hour and 40 minutes

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