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Kabuki : a wonder of Japanese Culture

About Kabuki

  • Remarkable features unique in Kabuki

    There are many remarkable features of kabuki, and the existence of onnagata, the specialists in female roles is one of them. In order to preserve itself, kabuki had to adapt throughout its long histor...

  • Unique stage structures

    The kabuki stage has a unique structure and that's what makes it all the more attractive! This is a picture of the Kabukiza theatre. Let's take a look at each part of the stage! ShimoteStage left Kuro...

  • Live music and sound effects

    There is both onstage music and offstage music to enjoy. You can hear musicians playing traditional instruments such as Japanese drums, the banjo-like shamisen and flutes, all performed 'live' as part...