Ichikawa Arajir˘ I

The actor Ichikawa Arajir˘ I held this name from around March 1889 to August 1907.

Ichikawa Arajir˘ I playing the role of Matsunaga Daizen in the drama "Kinkakuji"

Ichikawa Arajir˘ II

The actor Ichikawa Arajir˘ II held this name from September 1910 to June 1957.

Ichikawa Arajir˘ II

Ichikawa Arajir˘ III
Ichikawa Arajir˘ III  In Japanese

Born the 19th of May 1941. Son of Ichikawa Arajir˘ II and grandson of Ichikawa Arajir˘ I, he made his debut on stage (hatsubutai) and received the name of Ichikawa Arajir˘ III in September 1957 at the Kabukiza, playing the role of Fukumatsu in the drama "M˘ja Zuma". This program celebrated also the shűmei of Matsumoto K˘jaku I, Nakamura Kichigor˘ I, Matsumoto Komagor˘ II and Matsumoto K˘nosuke. It was also the hatsubutai of Matsumoto Matsunosuke. He appeared on stage for the last time in July 1969, in T˘ky˘ at the National Theatre, where he played the role of Chikamatsu Kanroku in the 4th act of "Kanadehon Chűshingura". No record afterwards.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Nakamura Hiroaki Daikokuya
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