The Question: ‘Fuji Musume’ (The Wisteria Maiden) is a popular dance in which Japanese tradition?
A Japanese theatrical tradition dating from the early 1600s, kabuki is a heavily-stylized dramatic performance by dancers in elaborate costumes and makeup. Famed kabuki actor Seki Sanjuro II premiered ‘Fuji Musume’ in 1826 as part of a series of five different dances, but ‘Fuji Musume’ is the only dance that survives today. The titular Wisteria Maiden is the only character seen in the performance.
The correct answer is Kabuki.