September 12, 2017

A Figure of Nippon Daemon on the Street




A figure on Denboin-dori Street, Asakusa.
Nippon Daemon is an honorable thief in the Kabuki play called "Shiranami Gonin Otoko" (The Five Thieves).
In the play, he is the leader of a band of thieves.
The play was premiered in 1862 at Ichimuraza which was a major Kabuki theater.
Denboin-dori Street is a shopping and dinning street full of atmosphere of Edo period.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

Please check my articles about the street from the links below.

Denboin Street
Edo Monja Hyotan
Gate of Denboin