Two men wearing a mask were on the stage

Noh actor
Shot at Hanazono Jinja, a Shinto shrine in Shinjuku, Tokyo ©Tetsu Ozawa
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There is a stage in the precinct of this shrine. It is used for 'Noh'. Noh is a major form of classic Japanese musical drama and dedicated to the deities. Because a festival was held in the precinct, the play was put on the stage at the time of visiting.

Two men wearing a mask were standing on the stage. Their masks were horrible. I thought the expressions expressed that they were unworldly. One of them looked at another man who had an arrow and a bow in his hand with surprising look.

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Jul 2007 PEOPLE TOKYO

Where is Hanazono Jinja in Shinjuku?

PHOTO DATA

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962

Shooting Date

May 2007

Posted On

July 7, 2007

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Shinjuku, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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