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Plays DataBase Hanagatami (Flower Basket) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

In Echizen Province (present-day Fukui Prefecture), Lady Teruhi is the beloved favorite of imperial prince Ōatobe. She reads a letter from the prince.
松本恵雄
The prince has departed for the capital to ascend the throne as Emperor Keitei, leaving Teruhi by herself.
後藤得三
A basket of favorite flowers from the emperor has been delivered with the letter. Devastated, she returns to the village.
金春信高
One day, the emperor is out viewing autumn leaves with his entourage.
粟谷伶夫、工藤和哉 ほか
Teruhi is driven crazy by her love for the emperor. With a maid carrying the flower-basket, she heads for the capital.
関根祥六、関根祥人
Nearing the capital, Teruhi rushes to confront the imperial procession.
松本恵雄、小倉敏克、野口敦弘
Teruhi appeals to the emperor with a dance that tells the tragic love story of a Han dynasty emperor and his concubine.
塩津哲生
The emperor sees the flower-basket and resolves to take Teruhi back to the capital. Teruhi is filled with joy and thankful that they are reunited.
塩津哲生、塩津圭介 ほか
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