In this photo taken December 2009 provided by Shochiku and distributed by Kyodo News, Kabuki actor Kanzaburo Nakamura performs in Kabuki program "Migawari Zazen" at the Kabukiza theater

 

              In this photo taken December 2009 provided by Shochiku and distributed by Kyodo News, Kabuki actor Kanzaburo Nakamura performs in Kabuki program "Migawari Zazen" at the Kabukiza theater
In this photo taken December 2009 provided by Shochiku and distributed by Kyodo News, Kabuki actor Kanzaburo Nakamura performs in Kabuki program "Migawari Zazen" at the Kabukiza theater in Tokyo. Kanzaburo, who helped boost the popularity of the traditional Japanese art form, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. He was 57. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) NO ARCHIVE, ONE TIME USE ONLY, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, MAGAZINE OUT, JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA