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Plays DataBase Ukai (Cormorant Fishing) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools All five
Category The Fifth group noh, kirinoh-mono
Author Enami Saemon Gorō (Revised by Zeami)
Subject Unknown
Season Summer (May)
Scenes Isawa in Kai Province
Characters Mae-shite Old man (Cormorant fisherman)
Nochi-shite King Yama
Waki Traveling monk
Waki-tsure Accompanying monk
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Asakuranojō, Waraijō, or Sankōjō, etc.
Nochi-shite Kobeshimi
Costumes Mae-shite jō-kami (wig for old man’s character), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime style kimono with no pattern), koshi-obi (belt), koshimino, a fan and a torch.
Nochi-shite long red wig, tō-kanmuri (a type of crown worn by gods or Chinese emperors), happi-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita, hangire (a type of hakama), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki-tsure Same as the Waki
Ai tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata, koshi-obi, and a fan.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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