Play title:
Tametomo The Archer General / Chinsetsu yumi harizuki / 椿説弓張月

Play Title: Tametomo The Archer General / Chinsetsu yumi harizuki / 椿説弓張月
Author(s): Mishima Yukio
First Staged: 1971; 1720 (Chinzei Hachirō Morokoshibune by Ki Kaion)
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 44, November 1969; Bunraku November 1971 Performance Program

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Date Place
1971 November National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Oshima Island in Izu Province Izunokuni Ōshima 伊豆国大嶋
Shiramine in Sanuki Province Sanukinokuni Shiramine 讃岐国白峯
Mt. Kihara in Higo Province Higonokuni Kiharasan sansai 肥後国木原山山塞
The Sea off Satsuma Satsunan kaisho 薩南海上
Kitadani Ceremonial Site in Ryukyu Ryūkyūkoku Kitadani saijō 琉球国北谷斎場
The Inn at Kitadani Kitadani myōtoyado 北谷夫婦宿
The Unten Beach Unten kaihin yomiya 運天海浜宵宮

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Tametomo Chinzei Hachirō Tametomo 鎮西八郎為朝
Kiheiji Hacchō Tsubuteno Kiheijidayū 八町礫紀平治太夫
Takama Takamono Tarō Motoakira 高間太郎原鑑
Sasarae Sasarae 簓江
Isohagi Isohagi 磯萩
Tameyori Tameyori 為頼
Shimagimi Shimagimi 島君
Spy Shinobi 忍び
Mutoda Mutōda 武藤太
Ghost of retired Emperor Sutoku Sutoku Jōkō no rei 崇徳上皇の霊
Ghost of Yorinaga Sadaijin Yorinaga no rei 左大臣頼長の霊
Ghost of Tameyoshi Rokujō Hangan Tameyoshi no rei 六条判官為義の霊
Crow Karasu Tengu 烏天狗
Shiranui Shiranui Hime 白縫姫
Chigusa, a maid Koshimoto Chigusa 腰元千種
Yamahagi, a maid Koshimoto Yamahagi 腰元山萩
Takihei, a servant Rōdō Takihei 郎党滝平
Sutemaru (Shunten, later known as Sutemaru) Sutemaru nochini Shuntenō 舜天丸後に舜天王
Riyu Shikinkan Riyū 紫巾官利勇
Wanzu Wanzu 王子
Neiwannyo Neiwannyo 寧王女
Kumagimi Miko Kumagimi 巫女阿公
Tsuru Tsuru
Kame Kame