The Spider’s Thread can be seen on YouTube
Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI’s original shinnai setting of Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s short story The Spider’s Thread (1918) can be seen on YouTube. The April 25, 2021, performance includes traditional Japanese dance and the Kuruma Ningyo Puppet Troupe. The video has English subtitles.
Performers: Tsuruga Wakasanojo, Tsuruga Isekichi, Hanayagi Kihi, Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Nishikawa Koryu Troupe, others.