speaking of Japanese costume, we find the kimono to be indispensable.However
the stage costume's dressing system has several relevant points
which differ from the current system of our nomal use. Stage costumes
are designed according to the season of the performance and the
role's sex or character. The costume as well is an important method
of theatrical representation.
other hand, Japanese dancing at times adopts 'suodori', which
is a performance focusing on the dancer's physical expression
Many of the beautiful
stage costumes can be said to be works of art. The following are
some costumes, listed by performance title, owned by the head
of Adzuma-Ryu, Adzuma Tokuya.