Picture Credit: laurel / Official Chirashi, from personal collection
English Title: Complete Devotion
Japanese Title: 殉情
Romanized Title: Junjou
Performances: Bow Hall, 10/13 - 10/21; Bow Hall, 10/30 - 11/07
Based On: A Portrait of Shunkin by Tanizaki Junichirou
Author / Director: Ishida Masaya
Available on Blu-Ray: No
Available on DVD: No
Scene/Music Cut: n/a
|Role||Cast (10/13 - 10/21)||Cast (10/30 - 11/07)|
|Sasuke (apprentice at the drugstore Mozu-ya)||Hozumi Mahiro||Ichinose Kouki|
|Shunkin (second daughter of Mozu-ya; is blind)||Asanoha Kotono||Mihane Ai|
|Shige (Shunkin's mother)|
|Harumatsu Kengyou (Shunkin's teacher)|
|Yasuzaemon (Shunkin's father)|
|Ishibashi (a researcher of Osaka's local history)|
|Ritarou (prodigal son of the grain store Mino-ya)|
|Bantou (head clerk of Mozu-ya)|
|O-Kimi (servant at Mozu-ya)||Suzumina Natsuki||Kotomi Kurara|
|Mamoru (a young man in the modern day)||Kinami Raito||Kagami Seiju|
|O-Ran (a geisha and pupil of Harumatsu Kengyou)||Shiki Sumire||Itotsuki Yukiha|
|Senkichi (apprentice at Mino-ya)||Amashiro Rein||Taou Shun|
|Yuriko (Mamoru's girlfriend)||Misato Reina||Futaba Yuyu|
|O-Yoshi (servant at Mozu-ya)||Marena Yui||Hatsune Yume|
|Isuke||Reaki Mira||Natsuki Manato|
|Sasuke, as a child||Usaki Shun||Taki Mirai|
|Sanpei||Tsukishou Kira||Hanato Hikari|
|Shunkin, as a child|
|Shop Boy||Keina Maya|
| Kanami Yuuki|
|Geisha||Shizuno Megumi |
| Sakura Saki |
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
Based on the famous work A Portrait of Shunkin by Tanizaki Junichirou, "Complete Devotion" has been performed by Emao Yuu in 1995 and 2002, and its revival was in 2008 as a Bow Workshop by Cosmos Troupe, with Sagiri Seina and Hasumi Yuuya as the lead roles respectively, and it's always been a splendid work. With Meiji Osaka as the stage setting, the story portrays Sasuke's love and contribution in serving the blind daughter of a drug wholesaler, presenting an expressive world, an almost poignant but cruel and ultimate form of love.
Hozumi Mahiro will be the lead role on October 13 - October 21. Ichinose Kouki will be the lead role on October 30 - November 7.
- "Complete Devotion" was first performed by Star Troupe in 1995 with Emao Yuu in the lead role. It was revived by Snow Troupe in 2002 as Emao's top star debut performance. It was then revived by Cosmos Troupe in 2008 as a Bow Workshop, with Sagiri Seina and Hasumi Yuuya sharing the lead role.
- Ai Kagiri Naku, performed by Moon Troupe in 1982, is also based on A Portrait of Shunkin.
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