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Schools All five
Category The fourth group noh, samurai-mono
Author Unknown [Miyamasu, according to one tradition]
Subject Soga Monogatari (the Tale of Soga Brothers)
Season Summer (May)
Scenes Soga in the Province of Sagami (present-day Kanagawa Prefecture)
Characters Shite (the lead part) Soga no Jūrō Sukenari
Tsure (the companion of shite) Soga no Gorō Tokimune
Tomo (bit players) Servants (two: Oniō and Danzaburō)
Tsure Mother
Ai [tsure (the companion of shite) in the Hosho school)] Kasuga no tsubone (in the case of tsure, a retainer of the mother)
Masks Tsure (mother) Fukai, Shakumi
Costumes Shite ori-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress), kake-hitatare (tops of hitatare-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi (belt), a small sword, a fan, and a bow and arrows.
Tsure (Tokimune) ori-eboshi, kake-hitatare, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a small sword, a fan, and a bow and arrows.
Tomo (bit players) tops and bottoms of suō (unlined hemp kimono for warrior’s daily wear), kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime style kimono with no pattern), a small sword, a fan, and a sword.
Tsure (Mother) kazura (wig), kazura-obi (belt for a wig), karaori wore in “kinagashi”- style (no scarlet color), kitsuke / surihaku, and a fan.
Ai [Tsure (Servant of Mother in the Hosho school)] binan-kazura (a white cloth to wrap around the head of a kyogen performer), nuihaku / kosode (a type of kimono), and onna-obi. [tops and bottoms of suō, kitsuke / muji-noshime, a small sword, a fan, and a sword.]
Number of scenes One
Length About one hour

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