NTSC, Region Code All, 158 minutes + 119 minutes (special feature). Written in 1711, The Courier for Hell is a love suicide play and one of the best known pieces written by Monzaemon Chikamatsu. Special feature 'Fuuin-kiri no Dan' is a different version and 'Shin Kuchimura no Dan' is the last performance of master Kizaemon Nozawa II. Comes with Japanese and English subtitles.
1. Awaji-cho no Dan (performed at National Theatre in 2002) 2. Fuuin-kiri no Dan (performed at National Bunraku Theatre in 2002) 3. Michiyuki Aiai Kago (Kaisaku, performed at National Theatre in 1993) 4. Michiyuki Aiai Kago (Gensaku, performed at National Bunraku Theatre in 1986)
DVD2 (Special Features)
1. Fuuin-kiri no Dan (performed at Asahi-Za in 1973) 2. Koi Hikyaku Yamato Ourai - Shinkuchi-Mura no Dan (performed at Asahi-Za in 1975)