Japanese Entertainment-Timeline

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Feudal Period Begins

1185

Kamakura Period

1185 - 1333

Kemmu Restoration

1333 - 1336

Ashikaga Period

1336 - 1573

Noh Theatre Introduced

1500

Edo Period

1600 - 1867

Kabuki Theatre Introduced

1600

Women banned from acting in Kabuki

Approx. 1700

Bunraku (Puppet Theatre) Introduced

1850

Modern Era

1900

Feudal Period Ends

Approx. 1900