The winner of this year's Japan Culture award is Eikichi Kiyomoto. Born in 1963, he was a disciple of Eizaburo Kiyomoto and Enjudayu Kiyomoto VII. Kiyomoto Bushi is based on Tomimito Bushi, a school of Joruri. The shamisen is the same as in Tokiwazu, but in Kiyomoto the words are recited in high pitched tones.Eikichi Kiyomoto has also performed in kabuki and nihon buyo (traditional dance). NTSC, Region Code All, 40 minutes.
1. Kiyomoto Mutamagawa 2. Etude 3. Shokusou-kusa Ni Furereba