Kabuki going strong, 400 years on

| Dec 28, 2010

Kabuki going strong, 400 years on

by Alex Martin

The media frenzy over kabuki star Ichikawa Ebizo’s drunken midnight brawl in Tokyo last month may be a testament to how, 400 years after its birth, the genre remains a highly popular form of entertainment integral to Japanese culture. Despite Japan’s radical transition from ...