Piece

Piece Name Ichinotani futaba gunki
Piece Alternate Name Chronicle of the Battle of Ichinotani (Translation) ,
Suma Bay (Title for individual scene or act of piece) ,
Kumagai jinya (Title for individual scene or act of piece)
Creation Date December 1751
Creator Namiki Sōsuke Playwright
Associated Performing Art(s) Puppetry, Kabuki
Associated Movement jidaimono (historical play)
Language(s) of Creation Japanese
Structure Divisions Five acts
Characters in Piece Atsumori (Courtiers / aristocrats) Atsumori
Plot The story of Kumagai and Atsumori at the battle of Ichinotani. Due to a debt of obligation to Atsumori's guardian Fuji no Kata, Kumagai finds he must kill his own son as a substitution for Atsumori.
Reference(s) New Kabuki Encyclopaedia (206-207)
Piece Published in Kabuki Five Classic Plays,
Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays(442-455)

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1975Feb01, Kokuritsu shōgekijō, Bunraku, Ichinotani futaba gunki
Performances of the piece 1004391, 1005802, 1005815, 1005816, 1005817, 1005818, 1005819, 1005820, 1005821, 1005822, 1005823, 1005824, 1005825, 1005826, 1005827, 1005828, 1005829, 1005830, 1005831, 1005832, 1005833, 1005834, 1005835, 1005838, 1005839, 1005840, 1005841, 1005842, 1005843, 1005844, 1005845, 1005846, 1006482, 1006483
Representations of characters from piece 1005561
Components associated with piece 1005560, 1005561, 1005562, 1005563, 1005564, 1005565, 1005566, 1005567