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Plays DataBase Kokaji (The Swordsmith) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five
Category the Fifth group noh, kirinoh-mono, hataraki-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Unknown
Season Winter (November in the lunar calendar) [or unknown for some cases]
Scenes Maeba Places including Sanjō no Kokaji Munechika’s house in Kyoto
Nochiba Sanjō no Kokaji Munechika’s house in Kyoto
Tsukurimono ichijō-dai (a wooden frame 6 feet in length and 3 feet 4 inches in width covered with gorgeous cloth) at the central front of the stage
Characters Mae-shite Boy
Nochi-shite Deity Inari
Waki Sanjō no Kokaji Munechika
Waki-tsure Imperial messenger, Tachibana no Michinari
Ai Servant of Munechika (a deity of a low-ranked shrine)
Masks Mae-shite Dōji, Jidō
Nochi-shite Ko-tobide
Costumes Mae-shite a white headband, a long black wig, mizugoromo (a type of tea-length kimono), kitsuke / nuihaku, white ōkuchi (hakama in ōkuchi-style), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Nochi-shite a headband with color, long red wig, rinkan-kotai (a crown with a figure of fox), awase-happi (lined happi-style kimono), kitsuke / dan-atsuita, hangiri (a type of hakama), and koshi-obi. Holding a hammer.
Mae-waki samurai-eboshi (eboshi headdress for warriors), kake-hitatare (tops of kimono of hitatare), kitsuke / atsuita, white ōkuchi, koshi-obi, a small sword, and a fan.
Nochi-waki kazaori-eboshi (one of the styles of eboshi headdress), chōken (a type of kimono), kitsuke / atsuita, white ōkuchi, koshi-obi, a small sword, and a fan.
Waki-tsure hora-eboshi (one of the styles of eboshi headdress), awase-kariginu (lined kariginu-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita, white ōkuchi, koshi-obi, and a fan.
Ai tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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