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Plays DataBase Yamamba (Mountain Crone) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

A dancer from Kyoto is traveling with her retainers on a pilgrimage to Zenkō-ji Temple. She is famous for her kusemai (storytelling with dance) performance about a mountain crone.
本間英孝、他
Deep in the mountains, the woman that the group encounters is a real mountain crone.
藤村健
The mountain crone disappears. In the middle of the night, she appears in her true form.
本間英孝
The crone suffers on her journeys around the mountains.
松井彬、安田登、大島衣恵
The deep mountains and dark valleys are fierce. Buddha’s law is explained.
藤村健
In her kusemai performance, the dancer dances again and again.
片山清司、観世銕之亟
The people of the villages and the mountains are helped, but this is a delusion.
坂真次郎
Like the journeys around the mountains, the endless cycle of rebirth cannot be escaped.
橋岡久馬
It is karma from a previous existence to meet the dancer who performs storytelling with dance about the mountain crone.
香川靖嗣
The crone shows scenes of the passing seasons from her journeys around the mountain. She disappears, her destination unknown.
喜多節世
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