Meaning of bunraku

bun•ra•ku

Pronunciation: (boon-rä'k), [key]
— n.
  1. a form of Japanese puppet theater in which puppeteers, dressed in black and visible to the audience, manipulate large puppets to the accompaniment of a chanted narration and musical instruments.
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