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Plays DataBase Yuya : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Yuya, the lover of Taira no Munemori of the Heiki clan, learns in a letter, delivered by the female servant Asagao, that back in her hometown her mother is seriously ill.
友枝喜久夫
Prompted by the letter, she asks Munemori for permission to go home.
宝生弥一、他
The pressing request of Yuya is her mother's appeal - to meet once more before leaving this life. She reads the letter aloud.
富田雅子
Deeply worried about her mother, she weeps.
富田雅子、三吉徹子
Munemori doesn't give permission for Yuya to return home. He presses her to ride in the ox-drawn carriage to view the cherry blossoms, saying that this will comfort her.
渡辺三郎、森茂好
Reluctantly, Yuya leaves with Munemori for the spring colors around Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
浅見真高、西村高夫、工藤和哉、他
There, with the imperial capital resplendent in the blossoms, everyone is dressed in dazzling clothes and enjoying themselves.
片山九郎右ヱ門
But Yuya is in low spirits. Whatever she sees, she thinks of her mother. Her distress is overwhelming.
観世喜之
During the banquet, a passing shower makes some blossoms fall to the ground.
関根祥六、武田宗和
Unless Yuya does something to stop it, scattered blossoms will pile up on body of her mother.
松野恭幸
Yuya's kind and strong thoughts melt the heart of Munemori. He gives her permission to take the road to the east and return home.
大村定
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