NTSC, Region Code All, English Commentary and booklet notes. 73 mins (main programme) + 23 minutes (special feature on 50 selected works of Kabuki). Colour. Filmed October 2004.
Onoe Kikugoro VII (born 1942) is a leading Kaneru Yakuasha (any role) actor. Nakamura Tokizo V (born 1955) is a onnagata and nimaine actor. Sawamura Tanosuke VI (born 1932) is a supporting onnagata and nimaime actor. Onoe Matsusuke VI (1946-2005) was an outstanding supporting tachiyaku actor.
Yuki no Yube Iriya no Azemichi is part of the play Kumo ni Magou Ueno no Hatsuhana, that deals with Kataoka Naojiro and his lover Michitose. It contains one of the most famous Kabuki love scenes, enhanced by Kiyomoto accompaniment. The lovers are Naojiro, an ex-Samurai and the courtesan, Michitose.