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Plays DataBase Sagi (The Heron) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five
Category The Fourth Group Noh
Author Unknown
Subject Heike Monogatari (The Tale of Heike Clan), Genpei Jōsui-ki (The Story of the Rise and Fall of Genji and Heike Clans), etc.
Season Summer (June in the lunar calendar)
Scene Shinsen-en in Kyoto
Tsukurimono A palanquin
Characters Shite Heron
Tsure or KokataEmperor
WakiChamberlain
Waki-tsure Ministers [Attendants] (Three to five)
Waki-tsure [Bit Players] Palanquin carriers (Two)
Ai Imperial Official
Masks Hitamen
Costumes Shite Sagi-kanmuri (crown for a heron character), shiro-tare (a type of wig made of white hair), shiroji-karaori (a short-sleeved outer kimono worn by female characters) or shiroaya (silk kimono) worn in tsubo’ori-style (white), kitsuke / shirohaku (kimono with embroidery in white) or shiroaya, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Tsure or Kokata Uikanmuri (the headdress for emperors, nobles, or aged deities), unlined kariginu-style kimono, kitsuke / nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and gold or silver flakes placed on the fabric), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white) or komi-ōkuchi (underwear-like hakama in ōkuchi-style), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki Ori-eboshi or samurai-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress for warriors), kake-hitatare (tops of hitatare-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a small sword, and a fan.
Waki-tsure Kazaori-eboshi (an eboshi-style headdress) or hora-eboshi (an eboshi-style headdress worn by stately characters), chōken (an unlined, long-sleeved elegant garment worn by dancing female characters) or awase-kariginu (lined long-sleeved kariginu-style kimono worn by male characters, especially gods and other dignified characters), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure [Bit Players (Palanquin carriers)] kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Ai Kanjin-zukin (a type of headdress), atsuita, sobatsugi (lined happi-style kimono worn by warriors or Chinese characters), kukuri-bakama (a way of wearing hakama trousers, tucking the bottoms up at the knee with strings), a pair of gaiters, a small sword, and a fan.
Number of scenes One
Length About 1 hour

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