AKIBA GONGEN KAISEN BANASHI
   
Play title Akiba Gongen Kaisen Banashi  In Japanese
Authors Takeda Haruz˘ [1]
History

Takeda Haruz˘'s ni-no-kawari drama "Akiba Gongen Kaisen Banashi" was premiered in the 12th lunar month of 1761 [2] at the Naka no Shibai [casting]. It was the first drama in Kabuki history using gand˘-gaeshi on stage.

Key words Akiba Gongen
Akiba Jinja
Enshű
Gand˘-gaeshi
Keisei
Kuruwa
Ni-no-Kawari
Mishima-juku
Nippon Daemon
Nippon-daemonmono
ďigawa
Sewamono
T˘t˘mi
Wakat˘
Summary

Notes

[1] The others sakusha working for Takeda Haruz˘ were Namiki ďsuke and Hagawa S˘suke.

[2] The opening day was the 24th day of the 12th lunar month of the 11th year of the H˘reki era, which was the 18th of January 1762 in the western calendar.

Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII playing the role of Nippon Daemon in the drama "Akiba Gongen Kaisen Banashi" in a mitate-e print made in 1861 by Utagawa Kunikazu

Prints & Illustrations

 
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