Kabuki Theater Costumes Kabuki Theatre Costumes Kabuki, traditional Japanese popular drama with singing and dancing performed in a highly stylized manner. A rich blend of music, dance, mime, and spectacular staging and costuming, it has been a major theatrical form in Japan for almost four centuries. The term kabuki originally suggested the unorthodox and shocking character of this art form.
Kabuki actor, ICHIKAWA Danjuro XII (1946~2013): Known for playing masculine characters such as warriors from Japan’s feudal era, Danjuro was the 12th kabuki actor in the Ichikawa family to use the stage name, taking on the title in 1985. He took part in the very first kabuki performance to be held at the Paris Opera House in 2007. 市川團十郎