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Plays DataBase Sotoba Komachi : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Former beauty Ono-no-Komachi appears. She is now 100 years old.
富山礼子
Tired from walking, Komachi sits down on a rotten wooden stick at the side of the road. The rotten wooden stick is a stupa (a route maker for pilgrims).
稲田慶治
Monks from Mount Kōya rebuke Komachi for disrespecting the stupa, which embodies the Buddha.
梅若万三郎 他
With words of wisdom, Komachi talks down the monks. Surprised, they bow deeply to her.
喜多長世
After lamenting her old and ruined body, Komachi suddenly flies into a frenzy.
豊嶋訓三
Her madness is from the grudge of Fukakusa-no-Shōshō, who loved her long ago.
野村四郎
Possessed by Fukakusa-no-Shōshō, Komachi goes back to the past.
会田昇
Komachi awakens from her madness, determined to take the path of enlightenment.
桜間金太郎
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