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Plays DataBase Hōkazo (The Hōka Priests) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

Kojirō, the child of Makino Saemon, seeks the help of his older brother, a priest, to attack their father’s enemy, Tone Nobutoshi.
墨敬子
Won over by Kojirō, the older brother resolves to join the attack. They depart in the guise of hōkazo (traveling entertainers in priestly attire).
宇高通成、江崎金治郎
With the appearance of hōka entertainers, the brothers approach Tone.
廣田泰三、宇高通成
Tone is distrustful because of the strange shape of the fan, but Kojirō’s older brother has a ready response.
近藤乾三
Kojirō takes aim at Tone with the bow, but his brother is in control, waiting for the right moment.
豊嶋幸洋、森常好、北川米喜、善竹富太郎
Kojirō then looks to strike with his sword, but his brother again stops him.
近藤乾三
The elder brother performs a dance while playing a drum, looking for an opportunity to attack Tone.
粟谷菊生
The brothers see a chance to rush Tone. Finally, they kill the enemy of their father.
渡辺三郎、當山孝道
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