SOGA NAKAMURA AKI NO TORIKOMI
   
Play title Soga Nakamura Aki no Torikomi  In Japanese
Author Tsuruya Nanboku IV [1]
History

Tsuruya Nanboku IV's natsu ky˘gen "Soga Nakamura Aki no Torikomi" was premiered in the 8th lunar month of 1826 [2] at the Nakamuraza [casting]. This new year drama mixed several sekai, mixing the main elements from the world of the Soga Brothers (sogamono) with elements coming from the stories of Ten'ichib˘ and Koina/Hanbŕ (koina-hanbŕmono).

Key words Goke
Hannin
Keisei
Koina-hanbŕmono
Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
Kuruwa
Natsu Ky˘gen
Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
Sogamono
Ten'ichib˘mono
Tennichib˘
Summary

Notes

[1] The others sakusha working for Tsuruya Nanboku IV were Mimasuya Nis˘ji, Katsui Genpachi, Nakamura Jűsuke IV, Shinoda Kinji II, Izutsu Yasuke, Matsui Hanji, Matsuchi Sh˘kichi, Sakai Otosuke and Masuyama Keiz˘.

[2] The opening day was the 12th day of the 8th lunar month of the 9th year of the Bunsei era, which was the 13th of September 1826 in the western calendar.

The actors Iwai Shijaku I (left print) and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII (right print) playing the roles of Zenjib˘ and Tennichib˘ in the drama "Soga Nakamura Aki no Torikomi", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1826 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

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