The Iromono show started with Chunky Matsumoto’s original paper theatre performance “The White Garland”. A man who unexpectedly became a ghost saw various colourful pieces of artwork on the earth, from which he felt sad to part from.
A Spinning Top performance was performed as the representative of the various acrobatics.
Lemon’s technique success rate is low? She allowed the children to believe this, so they would watch over her with a feeling of suspense and gained a large round of applause as the technique succeeded.
Next was the infamous “Paper Cutting” performance. However, this time there were not only animals and popular characters cut during the performance, but also celebrities’ and viewers’ caricatures were cut on the spot. Chunky Matsumoto surprised the audience with a variety of entertainment.
Sobobuki Ken Nishio and dancer Mameyakko played music with a relaxing and gentle mood.
The performance started with ”The Old Man and the Octopus” with interesting hand gestures. This musical performance was one which unraveled the mind and body.
At the end of the Paper Theatre performance, there was the “Ghost Chorus” where there was dancing with the ghosts and humans. During the Bon Odori episode, the audience members swayed along with the music and that was the end of the Iromono show.