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Schools All five.
Category The fourth group Noh, shūshin-otoko-mono
Author Unknown (traditionally attributed to either Kawakami Kannushi or Zeami)
Subject Unknown
Season Autumn
Scenes Akogi-ga-ura in Ise Province
Characters Mae-shite Old Man
Nochi-shite Ghost of Akogi
Waki Traveling Monk (or Man from Hyuga Province)
Waki-tsure Accompanying Monks (two)
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Sankōjō, Asakuranojō, Waraijō, etc.
Nochi-shite Yase-otoko, Kawazu
Costumes Mae-shite jō-gami (wig for old man’s character), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), koshi-obi (belt), and a fishing pole
Nochi-shite a long black wig, mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi, koshimino, a fan and a fishing net
Waki (in the case of Traveling Monk) sumi-bōshi (a hood for Buddhist monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi, a fan and Buddhist prayer beads
Waki (in the case of Traveler) tops and bottoms of suō (A long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom worn by male characters), kitsuke / dan-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with very wide stripes, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), a small sword, and a fan
Waki-tsure (Accompanying Monks of the Traveling Monk) Same as the Waki (Traveling Monk)
Ai tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata, koshi-obi, and a fan
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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