Play title:
The Benevolence of Saint Nichiren / Nichiren Shōnin minori no umi / 日蓮聖人御法海

Play Title: The Benevolence of Saint Nichiren / Nichiren Shōnin minori no umi / 日蓮聖人御法海
Author(s): Namiki Geiji, Namiki Shōzō
First Staged: 1751
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku July 2001 Performance Program

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Date Place
2001 July/August National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Kansaku's House Ukai Kansaku sumika 鵜飼い勘作住家

Characters

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Tokuzo, Village headman Shōya Tokuzō 庄屋徳蔵
Kansaku's mother Kansaku haha 勘作母
Kyoichi Segare Kyōichi 伜経市
Shogunate official Honma Rokurōzaemon 本間六郎左衛門
Oden Nyōbō Oden 女房お伝
Kansaku Ukai Kansaku 鵜飼い勘作
Priest Nichiro Nichirō Hōshi 日朗法師
Saint Nichiren Nichiren Shōnin 日蓮聖人
Apprentice priest Deshisō 弟子僧