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Typical of Paekche was a Buddhist masked-dance processional (kiak),
originating in southern China and taken to Japan in 612 by a resident of Paekche
, Mimaji. No Korean account of kiak survives, but Japanese accounts make clear
that it ...
A prominent feature was the satirical treatment of depraved Buddhist monks and
of grasping officials (naturally, favourite themes for a popular audience). Satirical
plays were occasionally performed at court as well, but the banishment in 1504 ...
brought the Buddhist gigaku processional dance play to the Japanese court in
612. The current regent to the The gigaku throne, Prince Shotoku, was a devout
Buddhist who gave proces- Mimashi a place at the court so that he could
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