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桂枝雀  http://blog.m3.com/BackToTheStreet/20090625/1

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桂枝雀 Shijyaku Katura

桂枝雀 Shijyaku Katura

田中英光(撮影:林 忠彦氏)

田中英光(撮影:林 忠彦氏)

Kokontei Shinchou, a comic storyteller, by Kazumi Kurigami

Kokontei Shinchou, a comic storyteller, by Kazumi Kurigami

古今亭志ん朝 - 火焔太鼓 / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4-rL0lOY0o

古今亭志ん朝 - 火焔太鼓 / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4-rL0lOY0o

Nakaoka Shintarō (中岡 慎太郎 May 6, 1838 – December 12, 1867) was a samurai in Bakumatsu period Japan, and a close associate of Sakamoto Ryōma in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate. December 10, 1867 he travelled to Kyoto for discussions with Sakamoto Ryōma, but was killed together with Sakamoto when unknown assailants attacked their lodgings (i.e. the "Ōmiya Incident").

Nakaoka Shintarō (中岡 慎太郎 May 6, 1838 – December 12, 1867) was a samurai in Bakumatsu period Japan, and a close associate of Sakamoto Ryōma in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate. December 10, 1867 he travelled to Kyoto for discussions with Sakamoto Ryōma, but was killed together with Sakamoto when unknown assailants attacked their lodgings (i.e. the "Ōmiya Incident").

Sakamoto Ryōma (坂本 龍馬?, January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan. Ryōma used the alias Saidani Umetarō (才谷 梅太郎?).

Sakamoto Ryōma (坂本 龍馬?, January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan. Ryōma used the alias Saidani Umetarō (才谷 梅太郎?).

Franz Boas (1858-1942) The father of modern Anthropology. Thinker, scientist, mentor to people like Zora Neale Hurston

Franz Boas (1858-1942) The father of modern Anthropology. Thinker, scientist, mentor to people like Zora Neale Hurston

Japanese verbal entertainment, Rakugo 落語: The lone storyteller sits on a stage, using only a paper fan and a small cloth as props, and without standing up from the sitting position, the rakugo artist depicts a long and complicated comical story. The story always involves the dialogue of two or more characters, the difference between the characters depicted only through change in pitch, tone, and a slight turn of the head. (Rakugo artist, TATEKAWA Danshi in this photo)

Japanese verbal entertainment, Rakugo 落語: The lone storyteller sits on a stage, using only a paper fan and a small cloth as props, and without standing up from the sitting position, the rakugo artist depicts a long and complicated comical story. The story always involves the dialogue of two or more characters, the difference between the characters depicted only through change in pitch, tone, and a slight turn of the head. (Rakugo artist, TATEKAWA Danshi in this photo)

Sakamoto Ryōma was a prominent figure in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan.

Sakamoto Ryōma was a prominent figure in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan.

Noboru Nakajima. 中島登 浜松に永住した新撰組隊士 中島登

Noboru Nakajima. 中島登 浜松に永住した新撰組隊士 中島登

談志 - Google 検索

談志 - Google 検索

Mr.Yanagiya Kosanji   He is "Rakugoka" a comic storyteller.

Mr.Yanagiya Kosanji He is "Rakugoka" a comic storyteller.

National Living Treasure of Japan as Rakugo artist, Beicho KATSURA III (1925~)

National Living Treasure of Japan as Rakugo artist, Beicho KATSURA III (1925~)

宮沢賢治 Mishima Yukio

宮沢賢治 Mishima Yukio