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Schools All five
Category The Fifth group noh, kirinoh-mono, oni-mono
Author Hiyoshi Saami (according to one tradition)
Subject Kagaku-shū, Gaun-nikken-roku, etc.
Season Autumn (September in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Kyoto, deserted mansion at Rokujō-kawara
Tsukurimono ichijō-dai (a wooden frame covered with gorgeous cloth) and a rock in front of the large and small hand drum players. (This Tsukurimono may not be used.)
Characters Mae-shite Village Woman
Nochi-shite Spirit of Evil Fox
Waki Buddhist Priest Gennō
Ai Temple Servant Following Gennō
Masks Mae-shite Manbi, Zō, Wakaonna, or Ōmionna
Nochi-shite Ko-tobide
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (belt for a wig), karaori (outer robes) in “kinagashi” -style, kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and a fan.
Nochi-shite long red wig, awase-happi (lined happi-style kimono), kitsuke / atsuita (thickly-woven kimono), hangire (a type of hakama), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki shamon-bōshi (a hood for high-class monks) or sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), kara (a piece of square cloth worn over other clothes by Buddhist priests), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / kogōshi-atsuita (thickly-woven kimono with small check pattern), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a fan, Buddhist prayer beads, and shujō (a long stick with hanging a piece of white cloth which looks like a fan).
Ai nōriki-zukin (a hood for temple servant), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime-style kimono with no pattern), kukuri-bakama (a way of wearing hakama trousers, tucking the bottoms up at the knee with a string), koshi-obi, and a pair of gaiters.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 10 minutes

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