The End of the Surging Waves / Aria in Jazz
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English Title: The End of the Surging Waves / Aria in Jazz
Japanese Title: 怒濤の果て / アリア・イン・ジャズ
Romanized Title: Dotou no Hate / Aria in Jazu
Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 7/5 - 8/5
Shinjin Kouen Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 7/15
The End of the Surging Waves:
Author/Director: Suganuma Jun
Composer: Yoshizaki Kenji
Choreographer: Kita Hiroshi
Conductor (Takarazuka): Nomura Youji
Conductor (Tokyo): n/a
Shinjin Kouen Director:
Aria in Jazz:
Author/Director: Kamogawa Seisaku
Composer: Nakai Mitsuharu, Irie Kaoru, Terada Takio
Choreographer: Oka Masami, Agata Youji, Shuri Misao, Akiko Kanda, Urabe Hisao
Conductor (Takarazuka): Hashimoto Kazuaki, Mizoguchi Takashi
Conductor (Tokyo): n/a
Available on DVD: No
Available on Blu-Ray: No
DVD Scene/Music Cuts: n/a
|Shisa Gorou||Koshiro Miyako||Haruna Yuri|
|Yilan||Yashioji Mari||Sayo Natsumi|
|Ming General / Commissioner Shibukawa Sadamitsu||Miyama Shigure||Shioji Asako|
|TianLi||Misaki Arisa||Ooyashima Kaoru|
|Tako (Octopus)||Yae Harumi||Takuma Minori|
|Fugu (Puffer Fish)||Kawaji Masa||Shinju Miharu|
|Priest||Suga Harumi||Asou Kaoru|
|Yae||Chigusa Mikage||Komatsu Miho|
|Maoumaru||Dai Takiko||Shigi Misao|
|Court Noble||Haruna Yuri||Minou Yutaka|
|Ryuu (Dragon)||Mizunose Akira|
|Kurage (Jellyfish)||Ooyashima Kaoru||Himoto Kazumi|
|HaiFeng||Kanou Yachiho||Onozuki Hikaru|
|Kou (Shark)||Asou Kaoru||Ritsu Tomomi|
|Nossori||Onozuki Hikaru||Natsushiro Miki|
|Umineko (Black-Tailed Gull)||Shigi Misao||Uraji Natsuko|
Special Guests from Flower Troupe (Aria in Jazz only — until the 20th): Asadori Chiho, Kou Nishiki
Other Cast: Takigawa Sueko, Suma Nagisa, Sasa Junko, Hiina Tomoko, Oomi Ryuuko, Kagayaki Michiru, Chizawa Emi, Suzaku Hiromi, Hanakouji Jun, Mari Annu, Okitsu Masaki, Katsuki Mitsuyo, Kamishiro Yuri, Kaya Makoto, Jun Marika, Maria Batista, Nami Chisato, Aozono Utage, Aoi Yuka, Kozakura Maki, Tsuyama Noriko, Natsumi Youko, Houzuki Yayoi, Mami Yuuko, Ikuyo Hikaru, Ibuki Yayoi, Urara Mika
Ken-2: Anri Kozue, Enatsu Jun, Kouyama Miki, Namiji Chihiro, Okazuki Yoshito, Nagi Miharu, Ritsu Tomomi, Koumi Itsuki, Chishiro Minoru, Miho Masaki, Noji Kikumi, Akizuki Misao, Uzu Sakura, Sekimori Chidori, Toyohata Akane
Ken-1: Fujishiro Jun, Daigo Katsura, Yumi Takashi, Himoto Kazumi, Sagiri Mina, Yakumo Akemi, Nagatsuki Hikaru
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
The End of the Surging Waves
The Muromachi Period. Local Commissioner of Kyushu, Shibukawa Sadamitsu, has been having trouble with pirates who act as if they own the sea. A particularly hot-blooded one is Shisa Gorou, whose clan is from Iki Island. One day he engages the Ming Empire navy and destroys them in an instant. At the same time, he captured the daughter of the Ming general, Yilan, and commissioned officer HaiFeng.
Yilan bears hatred for Gorou killing her father, and looks for a chance to gain revenge with HaiFeng. One night on the ship she gets close to Gorou and pulls out a sword, but instead he twists her arm and admonishes her to leave life and death up to fate and that she will be returned home.
Yilan tells Gorou that the Ming Emperor has sent reward money to the Japanese navy generals for the destruction of the pirates. That night, Gorou sends a note saying that he will surrender at the commissioner's office. On his way there, he sets Yilan and HaiFeng free. Yilan is taken with his magnanimous heart, and shakes off HaiFeng so that she can follow after Gorou.
At the commissioner's office where Gorou was awaited, he is assigned the task of going to Ming along with the merchant TianLi in disguise as servants of the Shogun.
Gorou sets sail immediately, but soon a black ship appears, with Yilan standing on deck. Although Yilan simply wanted to be with Gorou, HaiFeng used that to achieve his revenge.
And Gorou's ship burns....
Aria in Jazz
A revue show with a modern sensibility featuring the big three: Koshiro Miyako, Asadori Chiho, and Kou Nishiki.
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