Day: September 24, 2019

Readers’ Travel Tips: Cultural Highlights Of Japan

Readers’ Travel Tips: Cultural Highlights Of Japan

Kabuki-za in Ginza is the principal theatre in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki drama form. The Kabuki-za was originally opened by a Meiji era journalist, Fukuchi Gen’ichirō. Fukuchi wrote kabuki dramas in which Ichikawa Danjūrō IX and others starred; on Danjūrō’s death in 1903, Fukuchi retired from the management of the theatre. The theatre is now run by the Shochiku Corporation which

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