Play title:
The Vow of Rokusuke / Hikosan gongen chikai no sukedachi / 彦山権現誓助剣

Play Title: The Vow of Rokusuke / Hikosan gongen chikai no sukedachi / 彦山権現誓助剣
Author(s): Umeno Shitakaze, Chikamatsu Yasuzō
First Staged: 1786
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 428, December 2000; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku September 1975 Performance Program

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ID: 02_0202
Type: album
Production: September 1975
Scene: Otonari's Mansion

ID: 02_0207
Type: album
Production: September 1975
Scene: Otonari's Mansion

ID: 03_0309
Type: album
Production: September 1975
Scene: The Gourd Trellis

ID: 16_1621
Type: album
Production: September 1975
Scene: Rokusuke's House

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Productions

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Date Place
1975 September National Theatre
1982 July Asahiza
1988 January National Bunraku Theatre
2000 December National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Sumiyoshi Beach Sumiyoshi hamabe 住吉浜辺
In Front of the Hikosan Gongen Shrine Hikosan Gongen shazen 彦山権現社前
Otonari's Mansion Kōri Otonari yakata 郡音成館
The Yamaguchi Hachiman Shrine Yamaguchi Hachiman 山口八幡
Ichimisai's Mansion Ichimisai yashiki 一味斎屋敷
Suma Beach Suma no ura 須磨の浦
The Gourd Trellis Hyōtan dana 瓢箪棚
The Sugisaka Cemetery Sugisaka bosho 杉坂墓所
Rokusuke's House Keyamura Rokusuke sumika 毛谷村六助住家
The Revenge at the Tatsunami Mansion Tatsunami yakata katakiuchi 立浪館仇討

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Yasaburo Kinugawa Yasaburō 衣川弥三郎
Okiku Koshimoto Okiku 腰元お菊
Mayumi Okugata Mayumi no Kata 奥方真弓の方
Rindayu, a Shinto priest Hafuribe Yamagami Rindayū 祝部山上倫太夫
Mokusokan, in fact Shihoden Shakishōgun Mokusokan 車騎将軍木曾官実は四方田但馬守
Rokusuke Keyamura Rokusuke 毛谷村六助
Enami, a warrior Enami Ikkaku 榎並一学
Hayakawa, a warrior Hayakawa Tomō 早川兎毛
Dengoemon Todoroki Dengoemon 轟伝五右衛門
Ichimisai Yoshioka Ichimisai 吉岡一味斎
Yasamatsu Isshi Yasomatsu (Yasamatsu) 一子弥三松
Tomohei Wakatō Tomohei 若党友平
Yasazaemon Kinugawa Yasozaemon (Yasazaemon) 衣川弥三左衛門
Takumi Kyōgoku Takumi 京極内匠
Tozo Harukaze Tōzō 春風藤蔵
Otonari Kōritaishu Otonari 郡大守音成
Hisayoshi Mashiba Hisayoshi 真柴久吉
Shingo Sakurai Sakurai Shingo 桜井新吾
Sasen Isha [Shiba] Sasen 医者柴左仙
Kotomi, a lady-in-waiting Koshimoto Kotomi 腰元小富
Omatsu, a lady-in-waiting Koshimoto Omatsu 腰元お松
Sannojo Otōto Sannojō 弟三之丞
Oko Haha Okō 母お幸
Osono Musume Osono 娘お園
Sagohei Wakatō Sagohei 若党佐吾平
Page Koshō 小姓
Low class samurai Aozamurai 青侍
Kojika, a street girl Sōka Kojika (Oshika) 惣嫁小鹿(辻君お鹿)
Onoemon's mother Onoemon no haha 斧右衛門の母
Gihei Kadowaki, a highway robber Kadowaki Gihei 門脇儀平
Osen, a street girl Sōka Osen 惣嫁(辻君)お仙
Kikuno, a street girl Sōka Kikuno 惣嫁(辻君)菊野
Itachigawa, a sumo werestler Itachigawa いたち川
Pack-horse leader Batei 馬丁
Matsubei, a woodcutter Soma Matsubei 杣松兵衛
Makizo, a woodcutter Soma Makizō 杣槙蔵
Kashiroku, a woodcutter Soma Kashiroku 杣樫六
Highway robber Sanzoku 山賊
Soheiji, a retainer of Takumi Horiguchi Soheiji 堀口曾平次
Onoemon Soma Onoemon 杣斧右衛門
Gunpachi, a retainer of Takumi Ōtsubo Gunpachi 大坪軍八
Ladies-in-waiting Koshimoto 腰元
Kuriemon Soma Kuriemon 杣栗右衛門
Samurai Kinju 近習
Assistant priests Gekan 下官
Carpenters Daiku 大工
Servants Yakko
Servants Kumiko 組子