Third Takarazuka Kyougen Club
- Shigeyama Chuuzaburou Lesson Recital -
Picture Credit: KyaniteD
English Title: Third Takarazuka Kyougen Club - Shigeyama Chuuzaburou Lesson Recital -
Japanese Title: 第三回宝塚狂言の会 - 茂山忠三郎レッスン発表会 -
Romanized Title: Dai Sankai Kyougen no Kai - Shigeyama Chuuzaburou Ressun Happyoukai -
Performances: Bow Hall, 10/23 - 10/24
Based On: Traditional Japanese kyougen scripts
Director / Choreographer: Shigeyama Chuuzaburou, Watanabe Takeo
Assistant Director: Suzuka Teru
Available on DVD: No
Takumi Hibiki, Masaoka Nao, Asazono Miki, Mayuzuki Kou, Sena Jun, Mizu Natsuki, Ootori Rei, Ayukawa Natsuki, Masaki Kazusa, Saki Nozomi, Ayabuki Mao, Matake Suguru, Yuuma Rin, Kazeo Ibuki, Ouka Reiya, Ranju Tomu, Sou Kazuho, Mihiro Seisa, Aine Harei, Shima Arata, Renjou Runa, Misuzu Aki
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
(7 kyougen were performed.)
Pins and Needles
English Title: Pins and Needles
Japanese Title: しびり
Romanized Title: Shibiri
|Role||Cast (11 am)||Cast (3 pm)|
|Tarou Kaja (servant)||Misuzu Aki||Aine Harei|
|Aruji (master)||Renjou Runa||Shima Arata|
A lazy servant claims he cannot run an errand for his master because every time he tries, his leg falls asleep.
The Fan of Felicty
English Title: The Fan of Felicty
Japanese Title: 末広かり
Romanized Title: Suehirogari
|Tarou Kaja||Mizu Natsuki|
|Con Man||Masaki Kazusa|
The master sends Tarou Kaja out to buy a "suehiro" (folding fan). Tarou Kaja doesn't know what a suehiro is and is tricked into buying an umbrella. The master gets mad because he paid a lot of money for a simple umbrella.
Two In One Hakama
English Title: Two In One Hakama
Japanese Title: 二人袴
Romanized Title: Ninin Bakama
|Older Brother||Ayabuki Mao|
|Younger Brother||Sena Jun|
A young man has to make a formal visit to his future father-in-law. He doesn't want to go alone and asks his older brother to accompany him for support. While the groom-to-be is inside paying his respects to his father-in-law, his brother is seen waiting outside. The father-in-law insists that both men join him for the toast to the new couple. But the brothers have a problem: They only have one pair of formal dress pants and have to find a way to share them...
English Title: The Mimic
Japanese Title: 口眞似
Romanized Title: Kuchimane
Cast: Saki Nozomi, Ouka Reiya, Ayukawa Natsuki
The master has a bottle of precious sake that he doesn't want to drink alone. He doesn't want to drink with his servant, either, so he sends him to find a guest. The servant does as he is told and returns with a guest. The master is worried that his servant may not be good enough to serve sake for the guest, so he tells his servant to do exactly as he says. And upon this, the servant starts to mimic everything his master says. The master tries to order his servant to stop, but without success, as the servant keeps repeating everything, directing at the guest the orders his master had directed at him.
English Title: Sword Stealing
Japanese Title: 太刀奪
Romanized Title: Tachiubai
|Man at the shrine||Yuuma Rin|
A servant tries to steal for his master the sword from a man he encounters at a shrine, but in the end it's his master's sword that gets stolen.
Two Deliver One Letter
English Title: Two Deliver One Letter
Japanese Title: 文荷
Romanized Title: Fumininai
|Tarou Kaja||Ranju Tomu|
|Jirou Kaja||Sou Kazuho|
The Master orders Tarou Kaja and Jirou Kaja to deliver a letter to Ozaki Saburo.
Tarou and Jirou carry the letter together. They say the letter is heavy because it's a love letter. To make it easier, they sing a passage from the noh play "Love Burden".
Eventually, they sit down to rest and start reading the letter and making fun of their master's words.
English Title: The Snail
Japanese Title: 過牛
Romanized Title: Kagyuu
|Mountain Priest (Yamabushi)||Takumi Hibiki|
|Tarou Kaja (a servant)||Asazono Miki|
After having completed his austerities, the yamabushi heads home. On his way he gets tired and lies down to rest in a nearby thicket.
The master sends Tarou Kaja to find a snail, which is used to make medicine for a longer life. Tarou Kaja has never seen a snail, so the master describes it to him: It has a black head and lives in thickets, it's carrying its shell on its back and sometimes it shows horns.
Tarou Kaja looks in the thicket and finds the yamabushi. He is convinced that he has found the snail he was sent out to find and takes the priest home to his master...
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