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Schools All five
Category The Fourth group Noh
Author Unknown
Subject “Chinchū-ki” and Volume 25 of “Taihei-ki”
Season Any season
Scenes The village of Kantan in China (currently Handan City in Hebei Province, China)
Tsukurimono Hittate-ōmiya-ichijō-dai (Ōyatai ichijō-dai, a wooden frame covered with gorgeous cloth with a roof which is supported by four pillars at the corners) [set with a pillow]
Characters Shite Rosei
Kokata Dancer
Waki Imperial Messenger
Waki-tsure Litter Carriers (two)
Waki-tsure Ministers of His Imperial Majesty (three)
Ai Mistress of the Inn at Kantan Village
Masks Shite Kantan-otoko
Costumes Shite a long black wig (kuroji-kindan-hachimaki, a black headband in gold), kara (a piece of square cloth worn by Buddhism priests over other clothes), happi-style kimono (atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters)karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe worn by female characters) worn in tsuboori style), kitsuke / atsuita karaori, hangire (a type of hakama worn by strong characters such as demons, gods and warriors), koshi-obi (belt), Buddhist prayer beads, and tō-uchiwa (a Chinese fan).
Kokata kin-kazaori-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress), chōken, kitsuke / nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and with flakes of gold or silver on the fabric), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan. (Or, suihatsu-tsuba-motoyui (a string used to tie one’s hair), karaori in tsuboori style, kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.)
Waki sobatsugi (lined happi-style kimono with no sleeves, worn by warriors or Chinese characters), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure (Litter Carriers) kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure (Ministers) hora-eboshi (eboshi- style headdress worn by stately figures), awase-kariginu (a lined long-sleeved style kimono worn by male characters especially gods and other dignified characters), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Ai kazura (wig), sobatsugi, and nuihaku.
Number of scenes One
Length About 1 hour and 40 minutes

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