Please note: This article is about the artisan. For other uses of the term, please see Noriko (disambiguation).
Kakita Noriko 
Kakita Noriko 
Born: Unknown 
Died: Unknown 
Spouse: Un-named Doji Provincial Governor

Kakita Noriko was an artisan and musician of the Crane Clan.

Musician Edit

Noriko was a skilled musician, and some said her songs alone were worth dying for. [1]

Married Edit

In 1168 Noriko attended Winter Court and met Doji Jorihime, who arrange a good marriage for her, to one of the Doji Provincial Governors. [2]

Hoketuhime's death Edit

Through intervention of Jorihime, Noriko became the musician of Otomo Hoketuhime, the Otomo Daimyo, during the illness of Hoketuhime's Kyuden Otomo resident musician, Otomo Suzuka. [3] In 1170 Noriko's play was interrupted with the news of the murder of the Hoketuhime in her chambers at the Imperial Palace. [4]

External Links Edit


  1. Kakita Noriko (Khan's Defiance flavor)
  2. Masters of Court, p. 6
  3. Masters of Court, p. 6
  4. Words & Deeds, Part III, by Shawn Carman

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