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Plays DataBase Hachinoki (Potted Trees) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Itinerant monk Tomyori Saimyoji is heading to Kamakura from Shinano province. Heavy snow is falling in Sano, Kōzuke province, and he gets a place to stay.
森常好
The evening becomes extremely cold. For the monk, Tsuneyo will try putting the potted trees he owns in the fire.
喜多実 他
Tsuneyo talks about his idea for the three cherished potted trees, which are a plum, a cherry blossom and a pine.
大島久見
For the monk to get warm, Tsuneyo adds the potted trees to the fire.
津村禮次郎、森常好 他
Tsuneyo tells the monk that if there is an emergency in Kamakura, he plans to be the first to rush there.
観世銕之丞
Local samurai discuss the mustering of feudal lords by Tokiyori. If lords are late for the call, they will head out themselves. (alternate staging)
茂山あきら、茂、正邦
Tsuneyo hears the call to muster. Despite his shabby appearance, he rushes to Kamakura.
後藤得三
Tsuneyo learns that the itinerant monk was Tokiyori. His loyalty in rushing to Kamakura honors Tokiyori.
津村禮次郎
As thanks for the place to stay and the potted trees, Tokiyori passes Tsuneyo a letter that gives him lands. Tsuneyo proudly shows the papers.
桜間右陣
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Photo: TOSHIRO MORITA

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