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Enjoy Hokusai’s ukiyo-e prints, Bunraku puppets, kouta, rakugo, and hayashi all at once. Tickets are on sale at Confetti, a stage where you can enjoy traditional Japanese culture in luxury.
Sponsored by the Akatsuki Kouta/”Sumida River – All Things Dreams in Sumi” executive committee, “Hokusai Kouta Part 3: Ryogoku Shinju A Tragic Love Story in Ryogoku” will be held at Utoriya Sumida Lifelong Learning Center on Saturday, December 16, 2023. It will be performed at 2-38-7 Higashi Mukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo.
Tickets are on sale now at Confetti (operated by Long Ramp Running Co., Ltd., Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Daigo Kuramatsu).
Tickets are now on sale at Confetti http://confetti-web.com/HOKUSAIKOUTA
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Katsushika Hokusai is a world-renowned painter who was born and raised in Sumida Ward. “Hokusai Kouta” allows you to enjoy Japanese art and performing arts with your eyes and ears by listening to the
performance of a short song while watching the masterpiece projected on a screen. Following “Part 1: Sumida River” and “Part 2: Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji,” “Part 2: Ryogoku Shinju” will feature puppeteers from the puppet theater Bunraku-za, who will create and perform a love story set on the banks of the Sumida River. . The first love of a town girl living in Ryogoku. The encounter with the dear young man was short-lived, but something stood between them… Beautiful bunraku puppets will perform sad love stories to the tune of Hokusai’s ukiyo-e prints and famous kuta songs. Enjoy a stage performance that combines bunraku puppets, kuta, rakugo, hayashi, and ukiyo-e.
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A unit consisting of Eika Chishimi and Koumaki Kouta, which aims to popularize kouta and produces performances and videos that utilize Japanese art and traditional architecture. In 2021, we will premiere “Hokusai Kouta Part 1 Sumida River,” a performance of a short song while projecting high-definition images of Katsushika Hokusai one after another on a screen. Due to the favorable reception, “Hokusai Kouta Part 2: Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji” was performed in 2022. Performance overview
Sponsored by: Meigetsu Kouta/”Sumida River – All Things Sumida Dream” Executive Committee Co-sponsored by: Sumida Ward Sponsored by: Tokyo Fukane, Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. “Hokusai Kouta Part 1: A Tragic Love Story in Ryogoku” Performance Period : Saturday, December 16, 2023 Venue: Utoria Sumida Lifelong Learning Center (2-38-7 Higashimukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo)
■Performers Kouta performance: Eika Senshimi, Kouta Komiki Bunraku puppets: Tamase Yoshida, Minushiro Yoshida Guide: Midori Yanagiya Hayashi: Chizuru Fukuhara Shachu
■Staff Director: Fumio Owada Video director: Ichi Watanabe Stage production: Meijiza Stage art director: Akiko Sekimoto Video provided by: Sumida Hokusai Museum
■Performance Schedule – 1st – December 16th (Sat) 14:00/15:30 – 2nd – December 16th (Sat) 17:00/18:30 *Doors open 30 minutes before the performance. *Performance time is scheduled to be approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
■Ticket price All seats are free: 5,000 yen (tax included)
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