Performer:
Yoshida Bunjaku / 吉田文雀

Active Date: 1950/04-
Specialty: Puppeteer
Notes: [Living National Treasure] Bunraku meikan 1980, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1994

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ID: 455_2_0067_0067
Type: slide
Play: The Battles of Genji and Heike
Production: February 1979

ID: 455_2_0079_0079
Type: slide
Play: The Battles of Genji and Heike
Production: February 1979

ID: 455_2_0080_0080
Type: slide
Play: The Battles of Genji and Heike
Production: February 1979

ID: 456_2_0089_0089
Type: slide
Play: The Battles of Genji and Heike
Production: February 1979

Puppeteer / Character / Kashira

 
February 1968 The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
  The Pines on Mount Hibari
 
October 1968 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
  The Love of Ohan and Choemon
 
September 1969 The Battle of Sakamoto Castle
 
October 1969 The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
February 1970 The Battles of Genji and Heike
 
April 1970 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
May 1970 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
July 1970 The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
 
September 1970 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
August 1970 Tour The Red-Hot Love of the Greengrocer's Daughter
 
October 1970 The Teachings for Women
 
November 1970 The Nunobiki Waterfall
 
February 1971 The Vendetta by a Samurai in Rags
  The Dances of the Four Seasons
  The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
 
April 1971 The Teachings for Women
  The Old Tale of Kusunoki
 
May 1971 The Gion Festival
  The Shiraishi Story
 
July 1971 The Three Oddities
  The Summer Festival at Naniwa
 
September 1971 The Battle of Ichinotani
 
October 1971 A Chushingura's Subplot
  The Nine-Tailed Fox
  The Amorous Courier on the Yamato Highway
 
November 1971 Tametomo The Archer General
  The Priest in Exile
  The Amorous Courier
 
January 1972 A Tragic Love Triangle
  The Pines on Mount Hibari
 
February 1972 The Two-Colored Reins
  The Loyal Samurai
 
April 1972 The Vendetta in Iga
  The Rat's Romance
 
May 1972 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
July 1972 The Story of the Morning Glory
  The Bloodshed at Ise
 
September 1972 The Trouble in the Date Household
  The Three Oddities
 
October 1972 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
November 1972 The Tycoon's Exploit
 
January 1973 The Love Suicides at Amijima
  The Battle of Sakamoto Castle
  The Three Blind Masseurs
 
February 1973 The Adachi Plain in Oshu
 
April 1973 The Ridge Pole of the Sanjusangendo Temple
 
May 1973 Asahiza Botan doro (The Peony Lantern)
 
May 1973 National Theatre The Battle of Kawanakajima
  The Old Tale of Kusunoki
 
July 1973 The Battle of Kawanakajima
  The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
  The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway
 
September 1973 The Twins and the Sumida River
  The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil
  The Faithful Wife
 
October 1973 The Battle of Coxinga
  The Twins and the Sumida River
 
November 1973 The Battle of Coxinga
 
January 1974 The Go Game Strategy
  The Love of Ohan and Choemon
 
February 1974 The Romance in the Gay Quarters
  The Tales of Ise
 
April 1974 Asahiza The Tycoon's Exploit
  Two Girl Attendants to a Courtesan
 
April 1974 National Theatre The Tycoon's Exploit
 
July 1974 The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
  A Tragic Love Triangle
 
September 1974 The Nine-Tailed Fox
  The Battle of Sakamoto Castle
 
October 1974 The Nunobiki Waterfall
 
February 1975 The Battle of Ichinotani
 
April 1975 The Enticed High Priest
  The Faithful Wife
 
May 1975 The Yaguchi Ferry
  A Tragic Love Triangle
 
September 1975 The Vow of Rokusuke
 
October 1975 The Maple Viewing Party
 
December 1975 The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
January 1976 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
 
March 1976 The Love of Ohan and Choemon
  The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
 
April 1976 The Story of Priest Roben
  Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
May 1976 The White Fox of Shinoda
 
July 1976 The Bloodshed at Ise
  The League of the 47 Ronin
 
August 1984 The White Fox of Shinoda
  Akogi Bay in Ise Province
 
December 1976 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
January 1977 The Ridge Pole of the Sanjusangendo Temple
 
February 1977 The Vendetta in Iga
  The Vendetta by a Samurai in Rags
 
April 1977 The Teachings for Women
 
May 1977 The Teachings for Women
 
June 1977 The Tycoon's Exploit
  The Trouble in the Date Household
 
July 1977 Asahiza The Love of Ohan and Choemon
  The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway
 
August 1977 Hokkaido Tour The Priest in Exile
  The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
 
August 1977 Tour Sansho Dayu
 
September 1977 The Love Suicides at Amijima
  The Two Butterflies
 
October 1977 The Two Butterflies
 
November 1977 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
December 1977 The Trouble in the Date Household
 
January 1978 The Battle of Coxinga
  Oshun and Dembei
 
February 1978 The Battle of Dannoura
  The Crossroads of Gappo
  Gonza the Lancer
 
April 1978 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
May 1978 The Story of the Morning Glory
 
June 1978 Hatsuse mode
 
July 1978 The Summer Festival at Naniwa
 
August 1978 The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
  The Story of Monsters
 
September 1978 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
January 1979 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
February 1979 The Battles of Genji and Heike
 
April 1979 The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
May 1979 The Mask Peddler
  The Love Suicide of Hambei and Ochiyo
 
July 1979 A Tragic Love Triangle
  The Story of the Morning Glory
 
September 1979 Kiichi's Book of Strategy
  The Love of Ohan and Choemon
 
October 1979 The Vendetta in Iga
  A Supplement to Chushingura
 
December 1979 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
January 1980 The Battle of Ichinotani
  The Romance in the Gay Quarters
 
February 1980 The Battle of Coxinga
  The Love Suicide at Amijima
 
April 1980 The Battle of Kawanakajima
  The Old Tale of Kusunoki
 
May 1980 The Bloodshed at Ise
  The Summer Festival at Naniwa
 
July 1980 The Dances of the Four Seasons
  The Bloodshed at Ise
 
September 1980 The New Usuyuki Story
 
October 1980 The Love-Inspired Murder
  The New Usuyuki Story
 
December 1980 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
 
January 1981 The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
February 1981 The Courier for Hell
  The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
May 1981 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
July 1977 Tour Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
December 1977 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Vendetta in Iga
 
December 1978 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Priest in Exile
 
July 1973 The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway
 
October 1973 The Battle of Coxinga
 
September 1981 Monkey
  The Two Butterflies
 
November 1981 Kiichi's Book of Strategy
 
December 1981 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
January 1982 Announcement on the assumption of his new name, Bungo Yoshida V, by Kotama Yoshida
  The Tycoon's Exploit
 
February 1982 The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil
  Announcement on the assumption of his new name, Bungo Yoshida V, by Kotama Yoshida
  The Battle of Coxinga
 
March 1982 A Tragic Love Triangle
  The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
 
April 1982 The Teachings for Women
 
January 1978 The Battle of Coxinga
 
May 1982 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
  The Gion Festival
 
July 1982 The Vow of Rokusuke
 
September 1982 The Nine-Tailed Fox
 
October 1982 The Adachi Plain in Oshu
 
December 1982 The Adachi Plain in Oshu
 
January 1983 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
February 1983 The Drum of the Waves of Horikawa
 
April 1983 The Story of Priest Roben
 
May 1983 The Three Generations of Kamakura Shoguns
 
July 1983 Gonza the Lancer
  The Subscription List
 
September 1983 The Story of the Morning Glory
  A Tragic Love Triangle
 
October 1983 The Maple Viewing Party
  The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
April 1978 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
January 1984 The Battle of Ichinotani
 
February 1984 The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
April 1984 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
May 1984 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
July 1984 The Battle of Coxinga
  The Stuttering Painter
 
September 1984 The White Fox of Shinoda
  Akogi Bay in Ise Province
 
October 1984 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
  The Priest in Exile
 
November 1984 The Vendetta in Iga
  The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
 
December 1984 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Priest in Exile
 
January 1985 The League of the 47 Ronin
  Fishing for Wives
 
April 1985 The Tragedy of Love in Error
  The Battle of Dannoura
 
May 1985 The Pregnant Mountain Ogress (Heroine)
  Fishing for Wives
  The Battle of Dannoura
 
August 1985 The Nine-Tailed Fox
  The Ridge Pole of the Sanjusangendo Temple
 
September 1985 Monkey
  A Supplement to Chushingura
 
January 1986 The Eternal Love of Onatsu and Seijurō
  The Crossroads of Gappo
 
February 1986 The Priest in Exile
  The Battle of Coxinga
 
April 1986 The Teachings for Women
 
May 1986 The Vendetta in Iga
 
July 1986 Danshichi the Homeless
  The Bloodshed at Ise
 
August 1986 National Bunraku Theatre, Osaka The Story of Shunkin
  The Fulling Block and the Bonfire
 
August 1986 National Theatre, Tokyo The Teachings for Women
 
October 1986 The Priest in Exile
  The Courier for Hell
 
January 1987 The Dances of the Four Seasons
 
February 1987 The Ancient Calendar
  The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
March 1987 The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil
 
April 1987 The Tycoon's Exploit
 
August 1987 Fishing for Wives
  The Disinherited Son
 
January 1988 The Vow of Rokusuke
  The Story of Priest Roben
 
February 1988 The Twins and the Sumida River
 
April 1988 The Priest Karukaya and the Souvenir of Tsukushi
  The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
May 1988 The Cherry Trees of the Imperial Palace
  The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
November 1988 The Battles of Genji and Heike
 
January 1989 The Battle of Kawanakajima
  The Amorous Courier
 
February 1989 The Drum of the Waves of Horikawa
  The Love Suicide at Amijima
 
March 1989 The Love of Ohan and Choemon
 
April 1989 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
July 1989 Oshun and Dembei
 
August 1989 Subjugation of Ogres on Mt. Oe
  The Red Battle Surcoat
 
September 1989 The Two Butterflies
  The Herculean Woman
 
November 1989 The Two Butterflies
 
January 1990 Kagekiyo and His Daughter
  The Gion Festival
 
February 1990 The Love Suicide of Hambei and Ochiyo
 
April 1990 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
 
May 1990 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
  The Old Tale of Kusunoki
 
July 1990 The Bloodshed at Ise
  The Subscription List
 
August 1990 The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
 
September 1990 The Adachi Plain in Oshu
 
November 1990 Gonza the Lancer
  The Adachi Plain in Oshu
 
October 1991 The Faithful Wife
 
February 1991 The Vendetta by a Samurai in Rags
  Gonza the Lancer
 
April 1991 The Old Tale of Kusunoki
 
May 1991 The Nine-Tailed Fox
 
July 1991 The Three Generations of Kamakura Shoguns
 
September 1991 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
November 1991 Kiichi's Book of Strategy
 
December 1991 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Amorous Courier
 
January 1992 The Pines on Mount Hibari
  The Happy-Go-Lucky Palanquin Bearers
 
April 1992 The Vendetta in Iga
 
May 1992 The Story of Priest Roben
 
July 1992 The Ridge Pole of the Sanjusangendo Temple
  Masakiyo's Loyalty
 
August 1992 The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil
 
September 1992 The Twenty-Four Dutiful Sons
 
November 1992 The Love Suicides at Amijima
  The Stone Monument of Glory
 
January 1993 The Crossroads of Gappo
  The Love of Osome and Hisamatsu
 
February 1993 The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
April 1993 The Tycoon's Exploit
 
May 1993 The Tycoon's Exploit
 
September 1993 The Priest Karukaya and the Souvenir of Tsukushi
 
November 1993 The Inauspicious Sword
  The Loyal Samurai
 
January 1994 The Young Cherry Tree
  The Dances of the Four Seasons
 
February 1994 The Woman's Harakiri at Nagamachi
 
April 1994 The Teachings for Women
 
August 1994 The Story of the Morning Glory
 
September 1994 The White Fox of Shinoda
 
November 1994 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
January 1995 The Nine-Tailed Fox
  The Love-Inspired Murder
 
February 1995 The Priest in Exile
  The Drum of the Waves of Horikawa
 
April 1995 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
  Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
May 1995 The Gion Festival
  The Story of the Morning Glory
 
August 1995 Gonza the Lancer
 
September 1995 Kiichi's Book of Strategy
 
January 1996 The Tycoon's Exploit
  The Trouble in the Date Household
 
April 1996 A Chushingura's Subplot
  The White Fox of Shinoda
 
July 1996 Sasayaki no take
  The Stuttering Painter
 
September 1996 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
January 1997 The Crossroads of Gappo
 
February 1997 The Twins and the Sumida River
 
April 1997 Yoshitsune and a Thousand Cherry Trees
 
September 1997 The Stone Monument of Glory
 
January 1998 Fishing for Wives
  The Story of Priest Roben
 
April 1998 The Vendetta in Iga
 
May 1998 The Vendetta in Iga
 
September 1998 The Crossroads of Gappo
  The Story of the Morning Glory
 
November 1998 The League of the 47 Ronin
 
July 2000 The Three Generations of Kamakura Shoguns
 
November 2000 The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
April 2001 The Color Prints of Kagamiyama
 
July/August 2001 The Benevolence of Saint Nichiren
 
December 1983 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Courier for Hell
 
July 1977 Asahiza The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway
 
February 1980 The Battle of Coxinga
 
December 1986 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
 
May 1987 The Tycoon's Exploit
 
March/April 1988 Tour The Battle of Dannoura
  The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
February 1996 The Battle of Coxinga
  The Love Suicides at Amijima
 
January 2002 The Battle of Coxinga
 
April 2002 Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy
 
February 1973 Bunkyo Public Hall Onna no heiwa (Lysistrata)
 
August 1970 The Two-Colored Reins
  The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil
 
December 1982 The Vendetta in Iga

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