In Meguro, there is a place closely related to the incident that became the subject of Kabuki. This time, it is a story related to “Yaoya-Oshichi”.
The commonality of the tragic love story, commonly known as “Yaoya-Oshichi”, is that “Ochi is burnt out by fire and evacuates to the temple. (Kichiza)), and I want to meet my lover.
■ The original story of the Seven Story “The Love Story of Five Women”
Kabuki’s performance “Shochikubai Yunoshima Kakehaku” is a novel written by Ihara Nishikaku, “The Five-Women”. N-Onna ”is the original form.
“Konshoku-Gonin-Onna” describes the love story of five women. The novel was published in 1686, three years after the death of “Ochichi”. It consisted of five independent stories, all based on the true story known at the time. Among these, the outline of the story of “Oshichi” is as follows.
■ Outline of the story of Koigusa Karageshi Greengrocer
At the end of the year, “Ochichi”, who struck the temple at the end of the year, became in love with Kichijoji’s little surname (Koshiro = resident choreographer of the temple) “Kichi-Saburo”. “Ochichi”, a desire for thought, will commit “Saburo” again if he burns the house again and commits arson. As a result, “Oshichi” is sentenced to fire. “Saburo Yoshisaburo” left behind knows that and tries to commit suicide, but thinks about the surrounding persuasion and leaves home.
■ Kabuki “Shochikubai Yushima Kake amount”
“Shochikubai Yu-no-kake-gaku” is a work by Fukumori Kusuke, premiered in 1809 at Morita Theater in Edo (now Tokyo). The “Kichijo-in Place” of Koedo-Dome (the old-fashioned Koi-Edo-Zome) and Kawatake Takeshi-Moku, premiered in 1856 in Edo (now Tokyo) Ichimuraza Ami’s work “Shochikubai-Yukino Akebono” is a work that joins the “place of fire sight”.
In the Kabuki performances, the stage of the story was in the Kamakura period (13th century), “Kichijoji” in “Kichijoin”, and “Koushou-no-Kichi-Saburo” in “Kyosho-in” ”Will be performed by changing each setting and making the story of tragic love comedy.
■ Daienji and Kisaburo / Oshichi
Now, what happened after Kisaburo (or Kichiza) who came home? There is a story about Yoshizo at Daienji in Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku.
Michio-in was in the place (part of the current hotel Gajoen Tokyo) where he went home, named Saiun and descended from Daienji.
Saiun will participate in Meguro Fudo and Asakusa Kannon for 10,000 days in order to seek the promotion and the Seven Bodhisattva for building the Ninja Buddhist temple on the grounds of Myo-in. I will make a wish. On rainy days and windy days, we traveled about 40 kilometers round the road, struck down from the neck and chanted the buddha. 27 years later, the Nyoto Buddhist temple was erected on the grounds of Myo-in. However, since Myo-in became an abandoned temple around the beginning of the Meiji era (mid 19th century), the Buddha statue of Myo-in was located next to Daienji Temple. Moved to.
Fukuda-jitsuen, who was a resident of Daienji, who had a deep interest in Saiun, was in 1943. When reconstructing the gallery, “Oshichi-Kichiza-Engi” was drawn to the artist, Omata Kanpaku, who painted “Manyo Shu-ga-sen-Emaki”) “was drawn. A monument engraved with the figure of “Saiun, who slams the Nembutsu Buddha and sings the Nembutsu in the midst of the Samurai Buddhism and sings in Meguro Fudo and Asakusa Kannon” Standing in the precincts.