Plays DataBaseTorioi-bune / Torioi : Details

Schools All five. Titled “Torioi (Driving off Birds)” in the Hōshō school.
Category The fourth group Noh, Kyōjo-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Unknown
Season Autumn (September in the lunar calendar)
Scene Village of Higurashi in Satsuma Province
Tsukurimono Boat (decorated with hand drums and clappers).
Characters Shite Lord Higurashi’s Wife
Kokata Hanawaka
Waki / Waki-tsureLord Higurashi
Waki-tsure / Waki Sako-no-jō
Ai Retainer of Lord Higurashi (Sword Bearer)
Masks Shite Shakumi, Fukai
Costumes Shite [First Half] Kazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), ironashi-karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe with no scarlet in its pattern), kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and a fan.
Shite [Second Half] Kazura, kazura-obi, mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono of middling quality) or ironashi-karaori worn in tsubo-ori style, kitsuke / surihaku, koshimaki / nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and gold or silver flakes placed onto the fabric), koshi-obi (belt), a sedge rain hat, and a fan..
Kokata [First Half] kitsuke / nuihaku, nagabakama (hakama-style trousers with long-stretched trains), and a fan. Or kitsuke / surihaku, chigo-bakama (hakama-style trousers for a child character), and a fan.
Kokata [Second Half] kitsuke / surihaku, koshimaki / nuihaku, koshi-obi, and a fan. Or kitsuke / surihaku, chigo-bakama, and a fan.
Waki / Waki-tsure (Lord Higurashi) Kake-suō (a long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono worn by male characters, left untucked in hakama trousers), kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), or kitsuke / dan-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with very wide stripes, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a small sword, a sedge rain hat, and a fan.
Waki-tsure / Waki (Sako-no-jō) Suō-kamishimo (a long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom, worn by male characters), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), a small sword, and a fan. (In the second half, removes the right sleeve from the top of the suō kimono and holds a pole.)
Ai Naga-kamishimo (long-sleeved kimono worn with a sleeveless robe and a pair of hakama trousers with trailing hems).
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 20 minutes

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