Ume no Yoshibei (梅の由兵へ) (role )



The main figure in the play Suda no Haru Geiko Katagi (隅田春妓客性).


"Life was not easy for Ume Yoshibei. Since his youth, his vehement character had landed him in many difficult situations. His temper could only be controlled by wearing a purple hood with a 'clasp that forbids all quarrels.' He was not a bad character at heart and even cared for a young couple from his clan."

Quoted from: Heroes of the Kabuki Stage by Arendie and Henk Herwig, p. 275. [More information to be added later.]