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Plays DataBase Kumasaka : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools All five.
Category The Fifth Group Noh, mugen Noh with two scenes
Author Unknown
Subject The Tale of Heike (Heike Monogatari) volume 3; The Tale of Minamoto no Yoshitsune (Gikeiki) Volume 2, etc.
Season Autumn (September in the lunar calendar)
Scene Akasaka in Mino Province
Characters Mae-shite Monk (Ghost of Kumasaka Chōhan)
Nochi-shiteKumasaka Chōhan
Waki Traveling Monk
Ai Villager
Nochi-shite Chōrei-beshimi (or Kuro-beshimi)
CostumesMae-shiteSumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern), koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Nochi-shite Chōhan-zukin (a type of hood), iro-hachimaki (colored head band) or wearing no head band, awase-happi (lined happi-style kimono) or wearing no happi, kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hangire (a type of hakama-style trousers worn by powerful characters such as demons, gods, and warriors), koshi-obi, and a long-handled sword.
Waki Sumi-bōshi, mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
AiTops and bottoms of kimono for Kyōgen-kata, kitsuke / shima-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with check patterns), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 10 minutes

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