By whom is the traditional Japanese theatre called Kabuki played?

men only
women only
puppets
children
Kabuki was born in 1603 as ensemble dance and drama per­formed by women. Soon it was called called pros­ti­tute-sing­ing and dancing. Even­tu­al­ly, women's Kabuki was banned in 1629 for being too erotic, and Kabuki switched to adult male actors.

Answers distribution

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women only
puppets
children
answers
flagFinland
100%
0%
0%
0%
12
flagSwitzerland
93%
6%
0%
0%
16
flagthe Netherlands
92%
4%
2%
0%
42
flagthe United Arab Emirates
92%
0%
7%
0%
13
flagBelgium
90%
0%
9%
0%
11
flagJapan
89%
5%
5%
0%
19
flagSweden
87%
6%
0%
6%
16
flagSpain
87%
0%
12%
0%
16
flagItaly
86%
13%
0%
0%
22
flagGermany
82%
8%
8%
0%
105
flagPoland
81%
10%
6%
1%
7243
flagthe United Kingdom
81%
8%
7%
3%
185
flagRepublic of Ireland
80%
7%
7%
3%
26
flagUnknown
78%
11%
8%
1%
286
flagDenmark
78%
14%
7%
0%
14
flagFrance
77%
9%
13%
0%
22
flagNorway
72%
5%
11%
5%
18
flagthe United States
71%
14%
7%
3%
293
flagCanada
71%
6%
18%
3%
32
flagIndia
48%
24%
16%
0%
49

Gender

men76%
women87%
men only
76%
87%
women only
13%
6%
puppets
8%
5%
children
1%
0%

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