Shiokumi is one of the most famous kabuki dances, performed in an original form in 1821. The dance is about the shiokumi or salt scooper who carries with her saltwater that is used to make salt. The story is based around a poet, Ariwara no Yukihara who had affairs with two sea diving sisters. A diver later appears wearing beautiful clothes dancing to the memory of the poet. Tomoyakko (The Vassel) is about a servant (yakko) who goes to a red light district with his master but gets lost.