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Category the second group noh, shuranoh (stories of aceldama)
Author Zeami
Subject The Tale of the Heike, volume 9, “Atsumori no saigo (the death of Atsumori)" etc
Season Autumn (August)
Scenes Shortly following the death of Atsumori in battle. After Kumagai no Jirō Naozane became a priest.
maeba (first half of the drama) At dusk in summer at Ichi-no-tani in Settsu Province.
nochiba (second half of the drama) At the same place in later hours.
Characters Mae-shite (first half lead part) a grass cutter (no mask)
Nochi-shite (second half lead part) the ghost of Taira no Atsumori
Tsure (the companion of shite) Two to four of the grass cutter's companions (no mask)
Waki (supporting cast) Rensei (Renshō)
Ai (interluding cast) A man living in Suma
Masks Nochi-shite Jūroku, Atsumori, Dōji, or Chūjō
Costumes Mae-shite mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / dan-noshime (noshime style kimono with very wide stripes), koshi-obi (belt), and shoulder a basket of flowers.
Nochi-shite kuro-tare (a black wig with hair extending slightly longer than the shoulder), a white headband, nashi-uchieboshi (eboshi-style headdress for warriors), chōken, kitsuke / atsuita (thickly woven kosode type of kimono), shiro-ōkuchi (hakama in ōkuchi (wide)-style, white), koshi-obi, a fan, and a sword.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime style kimono without patterns), koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Tsure mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi , a fan, and shoulders a basket of flowers.
Number of scenes two
Length About 1 hour and 25 minutes

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