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Plays DataBase Kagetsu : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

A man in Kyūshū renounces the world after his child is abducted by a tengu long-nosed goblin. At Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, the monk meets a youth called Kagetsu.
金剛巌
The multitalented Kagetsu introduces a kouta popular song at the suggestion of a man he knows in front of the temple.
野村万之助、桜間辰之
Together, the man and Kogetsu sing “Love Is Trouble.”
山本東次郎、足立禮子
Kagetsu takes out an arrow to aim at a bush warbler that has scattered the cherry blossoms.
観世銕之丞
He changes his mind about shooting, as the teachings of Buddha forbid the taking of life.
梅若玄祥
The monk recognizes that Kagetsu is his child and introduces himself. Kagetsu is overjoyed and decides to join his father on the Buddhist path. He beats a small kakko drum and dances, remembering.
大島久見
He recalls being taken by the tengu and unhinged days of music and dancing.
観世栄夫
Now I discard the sasara (a musical instrument from ancient China for beating time) and set off on a journey with my father.
金剛巌
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