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Plays DataBase Naniwa : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five
Category The First group Noh, waki-noh mono
Author Zeami
Subject Unknown
Season Spring (January in lunar calendar)
Scene Naniwa in Settsu Province
Tsukurimono A stand for a kakko drum
Characters Mae-shite Old Man
Nochi-shiteŌnin
Mae-tsure Young Man (Young Woman in the Komparu School)
Nochi-tsure Goddess Konohanasakuya-hime
Waki Court Minister in the Service of an Emperor
Waki-tsure Attendants (two or three)
Ai The Spirit of the Plum Blossoms (A Villager in the Kanze School)
Masks Mae-shite Kojō, Koushi-jō
Nochi-shite Ō-akujō or Kantan-otoko in the Kanze School
Mae-tsure Ko’omote (for a young woman. No mask if this role is a young man)
Nochi-tsure Ko’omote
Ai Usobuki (for the Spirit of the Plum Blossoms)
Costumes Mae-shite Jō-kami (wig for old man’s character), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / kogōshi-atsuita (a type of short-sleeved thickly-woven kimono with small check patterns), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and sugi-houki (broom) or a cane.
Nochi-shite (when the player wears the mask of Ō-akujō) Torikabuto (“bird helmet,” a gorgeous headpiece made of thick paper and brocade, worn by actors performing a dance), shiro-tare (a type of wig made of white hair), awase-kariginu (a lined long-sleeved style kimono worn by male characters especially gods and other dignified characters), 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.
Nochi-shite (when the player wears the mask of Kantan-otoko) Suki-kanmuri (or sui-kanmuri) (a headdress used for a male god performing sacred dances), kuro-tare (a type of wig made of black hair), akaji-hachimaki (a red headband), awase-kariginu, kitsuke / dan-atsuita (thickly woven kosode type of kimono with very wide stripes), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Mae-tsure (Man) Yore-mizugoromo (a long-sleeved garment with a transparent appearance, worn by male and female characters of lesser standing), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono without a pattern), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Mae-tsure (Woman) Kazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe) worn in kinagashi style, kitsuke / surihaku, and a fan.
Nochi-tsure Kazura, kazura-obi, tengan (a crown for celestial bodies and female court ladies), kuro-tare, chōken (unlined, long-sleeved elegant garment worn by dancing female characters), [maiginu (a wide-sleeved kimono worn by female gods)], kitsuke / surihaku, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white or scarlet), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki Daijin-eboshi (eboshi style headdress worn by court ministers), awase-kariginu, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure Daijin-eboshi (eboshi style headdress worn by court ministers), awase-kariginu, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Ai (The Spirit of the Plum Blossoms) Massha-zukin (a type of hood), yore-mizugoromo, kukuri-bakama (a style of wearing hakama trousers by tucking its bottom up at knee with a string), and a pair of gaiters.
Ai (Villager) Naga-kamishimo (long-sleeved kimono worn with a sleeveless robe and a pair of hakama trousers with trailing hems).
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours and 10 minutes

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