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Japanese theater. Noh is more of a sacred art form, with Buddhist and Shinto elements, while Kabuki may be characterized as entertainment. Someone described watching Noh as like being bitten to death by butterflies. It's very ritualized and abstract, and very hard to follow for most people (this includes most modern Japanese. Dance and music are major components. As rarifed and existential as most Noh dramas are, I find a freaky kind of pleasure in them. I guess either you grok Noh or you don't grok Noh.