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Plays DataBase Ebira (Quiver) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Near Ikuta River in Hyogo, a traveling monk hears from a man about the origins of the “Plum of the Quiver.”
関根知孝
It was springtime long ago, during the Genji and Heike clan wars of the 12th century. The story concerns a young Genji warrior called Kajiwara no Genda Kagesue.
塩津哲生
Kagesue cut a branch of plum blossom in full bloom and put it in the quiver of arrows at his waist.
関根知孝
Enveloped in the fragrant scent of the plum blossoms, he led the charge on the battlefield.
亀井保雄
He was surrounded by the enemy and his helmet knocked to the ground.
亀井保雄
For his small force, the battle was hard.
亀井保雄
Using his full range of secret fighting arts, victory was won.
友枝雄人
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