ICHIKAWA EMISABURď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ I
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ I  In Japanese
 

Born in August 1900. Disciple of Ichikawa Ennosuke I, he performed as a supporting actor during the Taish˘ era and up to the beginning of the 1930s. No record afterwards.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Omodakaya Minabe Seiji
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ II
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ II  In Japanese
 

Born the 23rd of December 1931. Disciple of Ichikawa Ennosuke II, he performed under the name of Ichikawa Emisabur˘ II between the end of the 1940s to the beginning of the 1950s. Grossly from 1947 to 1951. No record afterwards.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Omodakaya Sakamoto Shizuharu
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ III
 

The actor Ichikawa Emisabur˘ III is the current holder of the name since May 1986.

Ichikawa Emisabur˘ III
Courtesy of DANGO JIR█ HYPER
This image was part of an amazing 2010 web project, which was entitled Kabuki Bijin Tokei (The Kabuki Beautiful People Clock), a special countdown with original pictures of Kabuki actors, one picture per day up to the closing of the Kabukiza (video on youtube)
Ichikawa Emisabur˘ III was Number 106 in this countdown (online the 15th of January 2010, 106 days to go before the closing of T˘ky˘'s most famous theater)

 
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