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Kiraigo -800 Years of Performing Hell Theater-

TRAVEL 2018 30 mins Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
The stage is set in hell. Demons curse and berate the sinner who has committed a terrible crime. The only play in Japan ever to be set in hell, the "Kiraigo" of Yokoshibahikari Town, Chiba Prefecture, has had a history of 800 years. Yet despite its impressive history, the small village entrusted with maintaining its tradition consists only of 24 households. In this episode, we will take a look at this play through the eyes of the villagers of Musho.

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