Tag: Made in Japan

Made in Japan: Kanjinchō (The Subscription List)

I found a terrific video of a live kabuki performance of Kanjinchō 勧進帳 (The Subscription List),  which is a favorite of yours truly. The play is listed among the 18 Famous Kabuki Plays (歌舞伎十八番) in the kabuki repertoire and still hugely popular to this day. The leading character is a fierce warrior named Benkei, regarded an exemplar…
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September 25, 2018 0

Japanese Design: Stone Tile Patterns

The stone tile pattern (石畳模様 ishidatami moyou) is named after the flat, square stones used to make paved roads or tile flooring.


January 1, 2016 0