She took the title after fellow Japanese koto Okubo passed away on Jan. 12, 2013, at the age of 115 years and 19 days.
She writes and plays the koto well, besides being clever at her needle, and can skilfully sew crpe and silken robes.
koto cried, and I knew he had leaped to the same conclusion I had.
The next night, too, while Yae and Yakumo were playing on the flute and koto, the young man appeared again.
Then I turned to koto and in the dark waved a fist under his nose.
O'Tsugi was engaged in putting back the koto (harp) into its cover.
While his sister is doing her work, Toyo is practising on his koto.
It was koto's voice, and it came from behind the abutment of rock toward which I was hurrying.
Other instruments of music are the koto, the tsuzumi and the drum.
I flung myself over to koto's side to help him with the gun.