Plays DataBaseNue (Monster Nue) : Details

Schools All five
Category The Fifth group Noh, oni-mono, kirinoh-mono
Author Zeami
Subject The Tale of the Heike
Season Summer (April in the lunar calendar), Autumn
Scenes Village of Ashiya in Settsu Province
Characters Mae-shite Boatman (personified Monster Nue)
Nochi-shite The ghost of Nue
Waki Traveling Monk
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Ayakashi, Awa-otoko, Chigusa-otoko, etc.
Nochi-shite Sarutobide, Kotobide, etc.
Costumes Mae-shite a long black wig, mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and a pole to control a boat.
Nochi-shite long red wig, tō-kanmuri (a type of crown worn by gods or Chinese emperors), happi-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hangire (a type of hakama worn by strong characters such as demons, gods and warriors), koshi-obi, a fan, and a stick for beating.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime, koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Ai kyōgen-kamishimo (tops and bottoms of kimono for kyōgen-kata)
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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