Demons in Kabuki


28m 00s
Broadcast on January 5, 2022 Available until August 31, 2023

Actor Kataoka Ainosuke explores the folklore and history behind Japanese Oni, or demons, and guides us through 3 spectacular kabuki dramas in which they play a central role. While viewing the autumn leaves, a court aristocrat encounters a demon and fights it with a powerful sword.

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