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Plays DataBase Hashi Benkei (Benkei on the Bridge) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Musashibō Benkei, a monk from Mount Hiei, has decided to pay an evening visit to a shrine in Kyoto.
桜間金太郎 他
Benkei's retainer advises him not to use the bridge at Gojō as a monstrous manslayer has appeared there.
橋岡久春 他
At first, Benkei agrees. But, confident in his strength, he goes out to destroy the manslayer.
藤村健
Evening at Gojō bridge. Ushiwaka (Minamoto no Yoshitsune) appears.
森田明和
Ushiwaka stands on the bridge. The warrior monk Benke approaches.
桜間金太郎
Dressed as a woman, Ushiwaka confronts Benke and the battle begins.
高橋忍 山本慧
Ushiwaka deftly eludes the long sword and shows mercy to Benke.
後藤得三
Benke surrenders and pledges to serve Ushiwaka.
関根祥人
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Photo: TOSHIRO MORITA

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