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Plays DataBase Yoroboshi : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

It is spring at Tennō-ji Temple in Osaka. Shuntoku-maru appears. The son of Takayasu Michitoshi, he was banished from his family home and has become a blind beggar, or yoroboshi.
粟谷新太郎
Regretting what he has done, Michitoshi is making offerings at the temple. Shuntoku-maru recognizes the scent of fallen plum blossom petals.
泉雅一郎
Michitoshi does not notice his child but mentions that the flower is part of the practice of making offerings. He makes an offering to Shuntoku-maru.
松山隆之
Grateful for the blessing, Shuntoku-maru relates the origins of Tennō-ji Temple for the glory of Buddhism.
富山礼子
Michitoshi realizes that the fragile preacher is his son. To avoid the attention of others, he decides to open up to him that evening.
山崎正道、殿田謙吉
Shuntoku-maru meditates on the setting sun, picturing the beautiful scenery of Naniwa in his mind.
観世清和
The father admits his identity to his son. Shuntoku-maru attempts to flee, but finally they return together to his home village.
坂真次郎
Long ago, Shuntoku-maru appeared with his wife in some productions.
梅若六郎、梅若晋矢
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