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Kabuki-related materials are digitized

A couple of weeks ago,  we posted the great news that 330 censored Kabuki scripts will be digitized by the Shochiku Otani Toshokan.  Though we have no Kabuki scripts in the Prange Collection (as far as we know), we’re happy to announce that we have recently digitized approximately 30 Kabuki-related books as a part of […]

Shochiku Otani Toshokan to digitize 330 censored Kabuki scripts

As reported in Yomiuri Online (September 28, 2015), Shochiku Otani Toshokan is preparing to digitize approximately 330 censored Kabuki scripts and will provide online access to the scripts beginning in March 2017. For more information about censorship of Kabuki during the Allied Occupation of Japan, see The Man Who Saved Kabuki: Faubion Bowers and Theatre […]