Wooden puppet or Marionette is a tool to make performance and dedicated to public. It comes from Sundanese cultural arts community and still remained in the midst of modern life today. The art and performance has become puppet show typical of Sundanese cultural arts community since many centuries ago. It is like other traditional cultural arts and right now the puppet show is almost unknown originally.
However, in the recent of years this art wooden puppet culture undergone many developments are promised and both from standpoint of public perception and interest. The Sundanese communities who previously had started to leave puppet show, but now they are falling back loving the puppet art culture.
The wooden puppet art culture enthusiasts grow and it is not only from old people, but also spread among the young people. It was not separated from modification and innovation of manufacture puppet show in playing technique. The innovation and modification of making the staging puppet show also has attracted people outside of Sundanese, Javanese, even among foreigners.