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Schools Kanze, Kongoh, and Hōshō schools
Category The third group Noh, Kazura-mono (with drum music)
Author Unknown
Subject Unknown
Season Spring (March in the lunar calendar), the season that the wisteria is in bloom
Scenes Tagonoura in Etchū Province
Tsukurimono A prop of a pine tree decorated with flowering wisteria
Characters Mae-shite Village woman
Nochi-shite Spirit of the wisteria flower
Waki Traveling monk
Waki-tsure Two fellow monks in lesser standing (they do not appear, depending on school)
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Zō, Wakaonna, Fukai, or Ko-omote
Nochi-shite Zō, Wakaonna, Fukai, or Ko-omote
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved outer kimono worn by female characters) with scarlet patterns 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 kuro-tare (a black wig with hair extending slightly longer than the shoulder), tengan (crown for celestial beings and female court ladies), chōken (an elegant, unlined, long-sleeved garment worn by dancing female characters), kitsuke / surihaku, hakama (kimono-style trousers) in ōkuchi-style (scarlet) or scarlet-patterned nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and gold or silver flakes applied to the fabric) wrapped around the waist, koshi-obi (belt), and a fan
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white) (not worn, depending on the school), koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads
Waki-tsure the same as Waki
Ai Naga-kamishimo (A long-sleeved kimono with matching top and bottom worn by male characters) with bottoms of naga-bakama (a long hakama-style trousers)
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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