Puppetry and Kabuki
7th month, 1852. Ashiya Dōman Ōuchi Kagami
Puppetry in Japan is generally collapsed onto the form now called Bunraku, the tradition of three-puppeteer acting and jōruri narration accompanied by the shamisen. However, there have been other forms of puppetry in Japan, including those that bridge between the spaces of entertainment and the spaces of ritual.