Silent movies narrated by a Benshi
August 15, 2023
Silent movies narrated by a Benshi. Benshi performance by Yata Aso and Koyata Aso.
What is Benshi ? Katsuben is the Japanese art of providing live narration for old silent films.
In Japan, katsuben performaners known as benshi emerged from narrators in other performing arts such as kabuki and rakugo.
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Admission: ￥1,000 (free for hotel guests) ※We ask that you purchase one drink upon entry.