ARASHI HINASUKE
   
TEN GENERATIONS
Arashi Hinasuke I
 

The actor Arashi Koroku III held the name of Arashi Hinasuke I from the 11th lunar month of 1752 to March/4th lunar month of 1786.

Arashi Hinasuke I portraying Fujiwara no Shihei
in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Arashi Hinasuke II
 

The actor Arashi Hinasuke II held this name from the 1st lunar month of 1794 to the 2nd lunar month of 1801.

Arashi Hinasuke II portraying the thief Ishikawa Goemon
in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Arashi Hinasuke III
 

Born in 1791. He was the third son of the star Arashi Hinasuke I and brother of Arashi Hinasuke II, Arashi Koroku IV and Arashi Koroku V. His child name was most likely Arashi Koshichi III. He started his career in 1800 in ďsaka in kodomo shibai, performing under the name of Arashi Kosabur˘. He took the name of Arashi Hinasuke III in 1808 and went to Edo in the 2nd lunar month of 1813, performing at the Ichimuraza up to the 7th lunar month of 1813. He died the 17th of the 9th lunar month of 1813.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Fuzan (?), Ky˘sh˘ Yoshidaya

Print made by Utagawa Kunisada I in 1813

Arashi Hinasuke III playing the role of Shume no Hangan Morihisa
in the drama "Hazukashiki Omokage Soga",
which was staged in the 2nd lunar month of 1813 at the Ichimuraza
(print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Arashi Hinasuke IV
 

Date of birth unknown. Son of Arashi Hinasuke II, his first stage name was Arashi Naojir˘. He took the names of Arashi Hidenosuke II and Arashi Sanjűr˘ VI in 1805 and 1823. He was finally allowed to take the name of Arashi Hinasuke IV in the 3rd lunar month of 1825 but held this prestigious name only for a few months as he died the same year.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Minshi Yoshidaya

Arashi Hinasuke IV portraying Minamoto no Yoshimitsu
in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Arashi Hinasuke 4.5
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Was he a disciple of Arashi Hinasuke II or Arashi Hinasuke IV ? His first stage names were Arashi Iwajir˘ III and Arashi Hidenosuke III. He took the name of Arashi Hinasuke in the middle of the Bunsei era and held it up to the 11th lunar month of 1826, when he took the name of Arashi Minsh˘. He was never acknowledged as an official holder of the name of Arashi Hinasuke.

Arashi Hinasuke 4.5 playing the role of Hayano Kanpei in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura" in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Arashi Hinasuke V
 

The actor Arashi Koshichi IV held the name of Arashi Hinasuke V from 1827 to the 2nd lunar month of 1830.

Arashi Hinasuke VI
 

The actor Kan˘ Hinasuke III held the name of Arashi Hinasuke VI from the end of 1838 to the 9th lunar month of 1839.

Arashi Hinasuke VII
 

The actor Arashi Hinasuke VII held this name from 1858 to the 2nd lunar month of 1872.

Arashi Hinasuke VII portraying Tezuka no Tar˘ in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Arashi Hinasuke VIII
 

The actor Arashi Sangor˘ VI held the name of Arashi Hinasuke VIII from February 1873 to March 1875.

Arashi Hinasuke IX
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Arashi Sangor˘ VI. His first stage name was Ichikawa Benisuke II. This minor Meiji actor took the name of Arashi Hinasuke IX in April 1875. He performed at the Engiza in T˘ky˘ in October 1898. No records of stage performances afterwards.

Arashi Hinasuke X
 

The actor Arashi Hinasuke X held this name from February 1943 to January 1986.

Arashi Hinasuke X playing the role of Aoi Gozen in the drama "Sanemori Monogatari",
which was staged in April 1960 at the Misonoza

 
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