Play title:
Masakiyo's Loyalty / Hachijin shugo no honjō / 八陣守護城

Play Title: Masakiyo's Loyalty / Hachijin shugo no honjō / 八陣守護城
Author(s): Nakamura Gyogan, Sagawa Tōta
First Staged: 1807
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 168, September 1979; Bunraku September 1979 Performance Program

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ID: 501_2_0918_0981
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Poisoned Sake

ID: 501_2_0919_0982
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Poisoned Sake

ID: 501_2_0920_0983
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Poisoned Sake

ID: 501_2_0921_0984
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Poisoned Sake

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Date Place
1979 September National Theatre of Japan
1979 October Asahiza
1992 July National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
In Front of the Gate Monzen 門前
The Poisoned Sake Dokushu 毒酒
The Port of Naniwa Naniwa irie 浪花入江
Kazuenosuke's Urgent Call Kazuenosuke hayauchi 主計之介早討
Masakiyo's Castle Masakiyo honjō 正清本城

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Masakiyo Kato Katō Hidanokami Masakiyo 加藤肥多守正清
Yoshinari Mori Mori Sanzaemon Yoshinari 森三左衛門義成
Hayase, a maid Koshimoto Hayase 腰元早瀬
Saeda, a maid Koshimoto Saeda (Sae) 腰元左枝
Hinaginu Musume Hinaginu 娘雛絹
Gemba Marikawa Marikawa Genba 鞠川玄蕃
Shigarami Tsuma Shigarami 妻柵
Kazuenosuke Kato Kato Kazuenosuke Kiyosato 加藤主計之介清郷
Tokimasa Hojo Hōjō Tokimasa 北条時政
Imperial messenger Yamakage Chūnagon 山蔭中納言
Kyuma Hayabuchi Hayabuchi Kyūma 早淵久馬
Spy Shinobi 忍び
Teruha, a maid Koshimoto Teruha 腰元照葉
Miyuki, a maid Koshimoto Miyuki 腰元深雪
Yoshihiro Ouchi Ōuchinokanja Yoshihiro 大内冠者義弘
Hazue Okugata Hazue 奥方葉末
Nadaemon, in fact Motobei Kojima Sendō Nadaemon jitsuwa Kojima Motobei Masatsugu 船頭灘右衛門実は児嶋元兵衛政次