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Schools All five
Category The fifth group Noh
Author Zeami
Subject Shin Kokin Waka-shū (New Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern), Mumyō-shō (Untitled Selections), Shōchū-shō (A Selection of Poems Found Inside the Sleeves), Ōgi-shō (The Inner Principles of Poetry) etc.
Season Spring
Scene Village of Kasuga, Yamato Province
Tsukurimono A mound placed in front of the hand drum players
Characters Mae-shite Old Field Guard
Nochi-shiteSpirit Demon
Waki Yamabushi (Mountain Ascetic)
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Sankō-jō, Asakura-jō, Warai-jō, etc.
Nochi-shite Ko-beshimi
CostumesMae-shite Jō-kami (wig for old man’s character), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono without a pattern) or kogōshi-atsuita (a type of short-sleeved thickly-woven kimono with small check patterns), koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and a cane.
Nochi-shite Iro-hachimaki (colored headband), akagashira (long red wig), tō-kanmuri (a type of crown worn by gods or Chinese emperors) or wakanmuri (a type of headdress worn primarily by male gods), awase-happi (lined happi-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono usually worn by male characters), hangire (a type of hakama-style trousers worn by powerful characters such as demons, gods, and warriors), koshi-obi, and a fan. Holding a mirror.
WakiTokin (a headdress worn by a mountain ascetic or a tengu [long-nosed goblin]), suzukake (bobbles for the outer robe of a mountain ascetic), mizugoromo, kitsuke / ōkōshi-atsuita (a type of short-sleeved thickly-woven kimono with large check patterns), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, small sword, a fan, and prayer beads.
Ai Kyōgen-kamishimo (tops and bottoms of kimono for kyōgen-kata), kitsuke / shima-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with stripes), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour 15 minutes

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