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Benkei (Benkei)

Character = character = Benkei (Benkei), Ushiwakamaru (ushiwakamaru)

"We appear in bridge of Kinugawa Gojo if we come today to stand yesterday"
In the Heian era, we are used to cut with Japanese halberd so that Benkei of west tower takes wonderful sword of smart and manly child taking part in a festive procession Ushiwakamaru which blew on flute which is elegant in Ohashi of Gojo of Kyoto away in evening when the moon is beautiful. We let the left buy Ushiwakamaru for the right by quick work skillfully, and Benkei surrenders at the end of the tether at last. Tall man that age 7-year-old childhood, Benkei were extraordinary as for the Ushiwakamaru then.
Ushiwakamaru was given martial arts from great Tengu in Mount Kurama and it became Yoshitsune Minamoto after we were protected, and it was retainer of life, Yoshitsune, and Benkei protected the master and made story that we left the in history name for Kagura.
(/ Iwamikagura Nagasawashachu out of maintenance company, Okazaki Kagura company, Iwamikagura Kameyamashachu "Article 5 bridge" Iwamikagura Oodanishachu "Hashibenkei" Kuzanishigumi kagurashachu others)


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