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Plays DataBase Toboku : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools All five
Category The third group Noh, kazura-mono
Author Zeami (according to one tradition)
Subject Unknown
Season Spring (January in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Tōboku-in Temple in Kyoto
Characters Mae-shite Village Woman
Nochi-shite The ghost of Lady Izumi-shikibu
Waki Traveling Monk
Waki-tsure Monk Attending the Traveling monk
Ai Villager (Person who lives near the gate of Tōboku-in Temple)
Masks Shite Zō, Wakaonna, Ko-omote, etc.
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe worn by female characters) which includes scarlet color patterns and worn in “kinagashi” style, kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and a fan.
Nochi-shite kazura, kazura-obi, chōken, kitsuke / surihaku, hakama in ōkuchi-style (scarlet), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki-tsure the same as Waki
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 40 minutes

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