ONOE EIZABURÔ
   
EIGHT GENERATIONS
Onoe Eizaburô I
 

The star Ôkawa Hashizô I held the name of Onoe Eizaburô I from the 11th lunar month of 1788 to the 10th lunar month of 1809.

The actor Onoe Eizaburô I in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I

Onoe Eizaburô II
  The actor Onoe Matsusuke III held the name of Onoe Eizaburô II from the 11th lunar month of 1809 to the 10th lunar month of 1814.

Onoe Eizaburô II playing the role of the young yakko Chisahei in the drama "Edo Zakura Megumi no Takanori", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1812 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Onoe Eizaburô III
  The actor Onoe Kikugorô IV held the name of Onoe Eizaburô III from the 8th lunar month of 1831 to the 12th lunar month of 1845.

The actor Onoe Eizaburô III in a print made by Utagawa Kunisada I in 1833

Onoe Eizaburô IV
 

Second son of Onoe Kikugorô III. He took the names of Onoe Tatsunosuke and Onoe Kikunosuke I at unknown dates and did his training with his father. In the 1st lunar month of 1846, Onoe Eizaburô III and Onoe Kikunosuke I took the respective names of Onoe Baikô IV and Onoe Eizaburô IV at the Nakamuraza, playing in the drama "Nazorae Soga Ôe Yamairi". After the death of his father, he was adopted by Onoe Kikugorô IV but his name did not appear anymore in theater banzuke from 1855. He most likely died young.

Onoe Eizaburô 4.5
 

Kawarazaki Kunitarô II held the name of Onoe Eizaburô from the 8th lunar month of 1863 to the 2nd lunar month of 1869 but he was never acknowledged as an official member of the line.

Onoe Eizaburô 4.6
 

An unknow actor held the name of Onoe Eizaburô for a few months in 1875. He was not acknowledged as an official member of the line.

Onoe Eizaburô V
  The actor Onoe Baikô VI held the name of Onoe Eizaburô V from May 1891 to February 1903.

The actor Onoe Eizaburô V playing the role of Otomi in the drama "Yowa Nasake Ukina no Yokogushi", which was staged in September 1892 at the Kabukiza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

Onoe Eizaburô VI
  The actor Bandô Hikosaburô VI held the name of Onoe Eizaburô VI from March 1903 to March 1915.

The actor Onoe Eizaburô VI playing the role of Hachiman Saburô in the drama "Kichirei Soga no Ishizue", which was staged in March 1903 at the Kabukiza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada III)

Onoe Eizaburô VII
  The actor Onoe Eizaburô VII held this name from June 1920 to May 1926.

Onoe Eizaburô VII playing the role of Hatsugiku in the drama "Ehon Taikôki", which was staged at the Ichimuraza in July 1925

Onoe Eizaburô VIII
 

Son of Onoe Eizaburô VII, he was born in Tôkyô in 1924. His father died in May 1926 and he made his first stage appearance in June 1929, at the Imperial Theater, where he received the name of Onoe Eizaburô VIII. He was drafted during WW2 and died in China the 10th December 1945.

Onoe Eizaburô VIII playing the role of Ôboshi Rikiya in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which was staged at the Kabukiza in November 1940

 
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