Bunraku

Bunraku (文楽), also known as Ningyō jōruri (人形浄瑠璃), is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, founded in Osaka in the beginning of 17th century. Three kinds of performers take part in a bunraku performance: the Ningyōtsukai or Ningyōzukai (puppeteers), the Tayū (chanters) and shamisen musicians. Occasionally other instruments such as taiko drums will be used.
Bunraku puppetry has been a documented traditional activity for Japanese people for hundreds of years. (source: Wiki)
Bunraku
Bunraku
Bunraku
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Bunraku 

Bunraku
Bunraku
 

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