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Plays DataBase Uneme (Lady-in-Waiting) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

A village woman is visiting Kasuga Myōjin. She plants trees in the shrine forest.
橋岡久馬
The village woman relates the origins of Kasuga Myōjin to an itinerant monk. Long ago, a lady-in-waiting threw herself in Sarusawa Pond.
粟谷菊生 他
The village woman appears in the form of the lady-in-waiting. She asks the itinerant monk to mourn for her.
山中義滋
The lady-in-waiting tells of a life when she calmed the wrath of her lord by reciting a witty poem.
松本恵雄
In elegant clothes, the ghost of the lady-in-waiting dances with a voice full of emotion.
坂真次郎
Sleeves turning, she continues to dance, praying for everlasting peace in the land.
粟谷菊生
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