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Jidaimono, or "rough stuff style" was one of the two major types of Kabuki plays, [1] depicting historical accounts. [2]

Costumes Edit

Jidaimono characters were recognized by their distinctive make-up, painted in alternating stripes of red, black and blue on their face, arms and legs. Their voices were powerful and exaggerated, yelling and braying their often nonsensical lines, and their wigs and costumeery were overscaled, padded and enlarged to increase the actors' physical scale.

Characters in jidaimono plays might be nobles such a samurai, lords, princesses and empresses, or their retainers and vassals, and often an epic hero would dominate the drama. [1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Way of the Crane, p. 64
  2. Sins of the Father, Part 2, by Robert Denton



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