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Oikomi (追い込み)

A style of ending a kyōgen performance, short for oikomidome. One character says “please forgive us, please forgive us” while exiting, while another says “not yet, not yet” while chasing after the first. It is seen in many kyōgen plays as a way of ending the play. There are variations such as hon-oikomi and kata-oikomi, and the dialogue and movements can become complicated depending on the characters and scenarios.

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