The Five Thieves
The Five Thieves

The Five Thieves
  • The Five Thieves

    The Five Thieves



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    BENTEN MUSUME MEO NO SHIRANAMI ['The Hamamatsuya Textile Shop' and 'The Gathering along the Inase River Bank' from 'The Five Thieves']*With secondary audio in EnglishStreaming period: from Nov 1 (Tue), 2022, 12:00 PM to Oct 31 (Tue), 2023, 11:59PM (JST)Rental period: 7 days (available to watch for 7 days from your purchase date)STORY :A beautiful woman is suspected of shoplifting and is beaten. When it is proved that she was not stealing, her servant demands compensation. However, a samurai who happens to be present uncovers her ruse and reveals that the woman is actually a man. The former 'woman' and her accomplice are, in fact, Benten Kozō and Nangō Rikimaru, two members of the same infamous gang of thieves. Even the samurai who supposedly exposed their plot turns out to be none other than Nippon Daemon, the head of this gang. Finally, the gang is hunted down by officers and when they are surrounded, the five gang members remain defiant, delivering elaborate rhythmic speeches dressed in their finest kimono and accompanied by beautiful music.CAST :Benten Kozō Kikunosuke, a thiefOnoe KikugorōNangō Rikimaru, a thiefNakamura KichiemonTadanobu Rihei, a thiefIchikawa SadanjiSōnosuke, son of the Hamamatsuya ownerOnoe KikunosukeSeiji, the chief of a fire brigadeIchikawa DanzōKōbē, owner of the HamamatsuyaNakamura TōzōAkaboshi Jūzaburō, a thiefNakamura BaigyokuNippon Daemon, chief of the gang of thievesMatsumoto HakuōMarch, 2010Kabukiza TheatreKABUKI ON DEMAND How to watch

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