Play title:
Kokaji the Swordsmith / Kokaji / 小鍛冶

Play Title: Kokaji the Swordsmith / Kokaji / 小鍛冶
Author(s): Kimura Tomiko
First Staged: 1939 or 1941
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku February 1977, July 1988 Performance Programs

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ID: 001_1_0001_0001
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Kokaji the Swordsmith

ID: 001_1_0002_0002
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Kokaji the Swordsmith

ID: 001_1_0003_0003
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Kokaji the Swordsmith

ID: 001_1_0004_0004
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Kokaji the Swordsmith

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Productions

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Date Place
1972 July Asahiza
1977 February National Theatre of Japan
1981 April Asahiza
1987 March Others
1988 July National Bunraku Theatre
1992 November National Bunraku Theatre
1997 September National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

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Kokaji the Swordsmith Kokaji 小鍛冶

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Inari God Rō-ō jitsuwa Inari Myōjin 老翁実は稲荷明神
Munechika Sanjō Kokaji Munechika 三条小鍛冶宗近
Michinari Chokushi Michinari 勅使道成