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Plays DataBase Kasuga Ryūjin (The Dragon God of Kasuga) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

The monk Myōe visits Kasuga Grand Shrine and encounters a priest.
佐々木宗生 ほか
The priest stops Myōe, who plans to visit the holy sites of Buddhism in China and India.
坂真次郎
Myōe is unbending in his plans, so the priest delivers a message from the god to change his mind.
梅若万佐晴
Myōe abandons his overseas trip. Saying that he will show him the life of the Buddha, the priest vanishes.
山井綱雄
In front of Myōe, the Dragon God (Eight Dragon Kings) appears with his retinue.
観世銕之丞
They have come to listen with Myōe to teachings from the life of the Buddha.
観世銕之丞
During scenes from the life of the Buddha, the Dragon God moves around energetically.
桜間金記
The Dragon God confirms once more to Myōe that going to China and India would have no meaning.
荒木亮
Finally, kicking up waves in Sarusawa Pond, the Dragon God spreads out to the heavens and disappears.
荒木亮
The production can also feature many Dragon Kings, including female dragons.
佐野由於、殿田謙吉 ほか
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