Traditional puppet opera, 人形浄瑠璃, Ningyo Joh-ruri, on very popular title, "Keisei-Awa-no-Naruto", 傾城阿波鳴門, the scene of Jurobei's house, O-yumi, who had to depart her small daughter forever, has fallen in deepest grief. This drama's situation is 阿波, Awa, contemprary 徳島, Tokushima prefecture. This is performed in the former house of Samurai, Jurobei, who was the model of this drama, for visitors.
Many of the books played in 歌舞伎, Kabuki, Japanese opera had been originally written for this puppet opera.
Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan Aug2001
Wikipedia Bunraku (Ningyo Joruri)
Dear Flickr friends, tomorrow I will fly to Tokushima prefecture, Shikoku, Japan, and will spend the weekend there, on wrok. Have nice week end everybody!!