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Plays DataBase Hanjo : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

A yūjo called Hanago is in love with a man from Kyoto, Yoshida no Shōshō, and does no work. The mistress of the inn in Nogami, Mino Province, is unhappy with her.
善竹十郎
Hanago exchanged fans with the Shōshō and now does nothing but hold it and think of him. Eventually, she is banished from the inn. She breaks down in tears.
豊嶋三千春
Driven mad by love, Hanago wanders around and ends up at Shimogamo Shrine in Kyoto. Praying with all her heart, she tells the gods she wishes to be reunited with her love.
坂真太郎
In fact, the Shōshō has returned to Kyoto and has come to worship at the very same shrine. Hanago does not know this.
武田太加志
In a crazed state, Hanago holds the fan. She has been given the nickname Hanjo after a story from Chinese legend.
狩野琇鵬
Hanjo spends the nights alone with no news from her love, discarded in autumn like a fan.
高橋汎
Lost in thought, Hanjo stares at the fan. He said he would return in autumn without fail, and she had believed him.
武田太加志
More than the fan, the human heart has two sides. Absence makes love grow.
狩野琇鵬
Hanjo's fan catches the attention of the Shōshō and he asks to see it more closely. He also wants to show her his own fan.
坂真次郎
The two exchange fans once more. In the twilight, the lovers’ fans float full with joy.
駒瀬直也、他
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