Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, has revealed a plan to reproduce the "Daime Procession" by Himeji Castle Lords of the Edo Period based on historical facts.
Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, has revealed a plan to reproduce the "Daimyo procession" by Himeji Castle owners during the Edo period based on historical facts. The company plans to make samurai outfits and accessories based on historical scrutiny and show a line of about 100 people at the Himeji Castle Festival in May next year. Costs such as costume production costs are expected to be about 79 million yen. The historical material to be referred to for the reproduction is a picture scroll of about 1859 (Ansei 6), "Kentokuin-sama Shogun Minadai Matrix in Tokyo". Picture of Tadashi Sakai, who was the owner of Himeji Castle, heading to Kyoto to watch an audience with Emperor Komei on behalf of the 14th Shogun Tokugawa family. I have. After a period study by the City Castle Lab, etc., we plan to faithfully produce haori, furnishings, swords, etc. for 50 to 100 people this year. We are considering performing at the Himeji Castle Festival parade next May. The costumes will be worn by staff members in Himeji Castle, and will be used for commemorative photos of tourists. A city official said, "I want tourists to experience the old daimyo procession based on historical facts." (Sankei Shimbun)