Invitation to Kabuki - Guidance for Kabuki appreciation
Kabuki means
 
1. Public entertainment with wide maguchi (range)
The origin of the name of the public entertainment Kabuki is the verb kabuku, meaning to be eccentric or extraordinary or outstep the bounds of common sense.
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2. Public entertainment pursuing stylized expression
The distinctive feature of Kabuki expression is that it does not tend toward realism like that of modern plays. Kabuki has developed in the direction of stylized performances, persistently pursuing on-stage expression that goes beyond mere realism.
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