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“Asahi ni Kagayaku Kin no Shachihoko”
Nangu Sachujo Tomoaki (Kakinoki Kinsuke): Onoe Kikugoro VII
National Theatre (Y_E0100267500480)

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your favorite character!

Kabuki is a stage performance that combines music and dance. It is a traditional Japanese performance art that is still alive today, and has entertained people for over 400 years. There are many appealing character archetypes in Kabuki. From gods, spirits, beauties, heroes, and bandits to ordinary men and women… they have all been shaped by writers, actors, and the audience.
Find your favorite character and become a Kabuki connoisseur!

“Asahi ni Kagayaku Kin no Shachihoko”
Nangu Sachujo Tomoaki (Kakinoki Kinsuke): Onoe Kikugoro VII
National Theatre (Y_E0100267500480)

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