ASAO TOMOZď
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Asao Tomoz˘ I
 

The actor Asao Tamejűr˘ III held the name of Asao Tomoz˘ I from the end of the 18th century to 1807.

Asao Tomoz˘ II
 

The actor Asao Yoroku I held the name of Asao Tomoz˘ II from the 1st lunar month of 1814 to 1828.

Asao Tomoz˘ II (bottom/left) and Seki Sanjűr˘ II (top/right) playing the roles of a monk and Oni˘ Shinzaemon in the new year sogamono "Satsuki no Fuji Soga Hatsuyume", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1825 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Asao Tomoz˘ III
 

The actor Asao Okuyama IV held the name of Asao Tomoz˘ III from the 11th lunar month of 1828 to 1846.

Asao Tomoz˘ IV
 

The actor Asao Tamejűr˘ IV held the name of Asao Tomoz˘ IV at unknown times (he most likely held it while his elder brother was still called Asao Tomoz˘ III).

Asao Tomoz˘ V
Asao Tomoz˘ V  In Japanese
 

A Kamigata actor held the name of Asao Tomoz˘ V at the beginning of the Meiji era. We don't know much about him.

Nakamura Jakuemon I (bottom/left) and Asao Tomoz˘ V (top/right) playing the roles of Yomosaku and Iihara Hy˘e in the drama "Kishi no Himematsu Kutsuwa Kagami", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1870 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Nakai Yoshitaki)

 
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