|ARASHI HINASUKE VII|
Other name: Arashi Ky˘sh˘
Line number: SHICHIDAIME (VII)
Poetry name: Ky˘sh˘
Existence: ??? ~ 2nd lunar month of 1872
Master : Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ IV
Disciple : Arashi Sangor˘ VI
1849: Ichikawa Benisuke took the name of Kan˘ Hinasuke IV.
2nd lunar month of 1858: Kan˘ Hinasuke IV settled in Edo and took the prestigious name of Arashi Hinasuke VII at the Nakamuraza, performing in the drama "Date Moy˘ Somete Kisaragi".
5th lunar month of 1859: Hinasuke played at the Moritaza the role of Otatsu in the drama "Z˘ho Natsu Matsuri Otoko Kagami" (a play similar to "Natsu Matsuri"); his stage partners in the roles of Danshichi Kurobŕ, Issun Tokubŕ and Tsuribune Sabu were Nakamura Fukusuke I, Ichikawa Kuz˘ III and Ichikawa Danz˘ VI. Hinasuke also played the roles of Oda Harunaga and Mashiba Hisayoshi in the drama "Toki-ha Ima Kiky˘ no Hataage".
7th lunar month of 1859: Hinasuke played at the Moritaza the role of Karukaya D˘shin in the drama "Z˘ho Tsukushi no Iezuto".
11th lunar month of 1860: Hinasuke played at the Moritaza the role of Munesada in the dance-drama "Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To"; his stage partners were Ichikawa Shinsha I (Kurozome), Sawamura Tanosuke III (Komachi) and Nakamura Shikan IV (Kuronushi).
8th lunar month of 1861: premiere at the Moritaza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Sakura S˘shi Gonichi no Bundan", a revised version of Segawa Jok˘ III's drama "Higashiyama Sakura S˘shi"; Hinasuke played the roles of Ashikaga Yoshimasa and Kamimura Hayato [casting].
10th lunar month of 1862: Hinasuke played at the Moritaza the roles of Shirokiya Sh˘bei and Enrakushi Yojir˘ in the drama "Takurabete Azuma Hakkei". He also played the role of Hachiman Tar˘ in the "Sodehagi Saimon" scene of the drama "ďshű Adachi-ga-Hara".
3rd lunar month of 1863: Hinasuke played at the Moritaza the roles of Naganuma Kenmotsu, Gion no Okaji and Kikuchi Hy˘gonosuke in the drama "Keisei Omokage Zakura".
9th lunar month of 1864: Hinasuke went back to in ďsaka. He played at the Naka no Shibai the roles of En'ya Hangan, Hayano Kanpei and Jűtar˘ in the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura"; his stage partners were Arashi Kichisabur˘ III, Nakamura Jakuemon I, Jitsukawa Enzabur˘ I and Ogino Senjo.
3rd lunar month of 1867: Hinasuke played in the same theater the role of Iwafuji in the drama "Kagamiyama Hana no Sugatae".
9th lunar month of 1867: Hinasuke played at the Tenma no Shibai (ďsaka) the role of Owari Dennai in the drama "Katakiuchi Ura no Asagiri".
9th lunar month of 1868: Hinasuke went back to ďsaka. He played at the Horie no Shibai the role of Abe no Sadat˘ in the "Sodehagi Saimon" scene of the drama "ďshű Adachi-ga-Hara"; his stage partners were Nakamura S˘jűr˘ (Sodehagi), Jitsukawa Enjaku I (Abe no Munet˘) and Nakamura Kanjaku III (Hachiman Tar˘).
11th lunar month of 1868: Hinasuke played in Ky˘to at the Minamigawa no Shibai the role of Abe no Sadat˘ in the "Sodehagi Saimon" scene of the drama "ďshű Adachi-ga-Hara". The casting was the same as the ďsaka performance.
10th lunar month of 1869: Hinasuke played at the Chikugo no Shibai the role of Chiyo in the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"; the role of Matsu˘maru was played by the Edo actor Band˘ Hikosabur˘ V.
10th lunar month of 1870: Hinasuke played in the same theater the role of the old woman Koshiji in the "Takenoko Hori" scene of the drama "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘"; his stage partners were Jitsukawa Enjaku I (Yokoz˘) and Nakamura Kanjaku III (Jihiz˘).
3rd lunar month of 1871: Hinasuke played in the same theater the roles of Yuranosuke, Kazuemon, Gengoemon and Nuinosuke in the drama "Appare Chűshin Homare no Ishizue".
4th lunar month of 1871: Hinasuke played in the same theater the role of Rokuyata in the drama "Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki".
9th lunar month of 1871: Hinasuke played in the same theater 4 roles in the drama "Chűk˘ Homare no Futamichi".
1st lunar month of 1872: Hinasuke appeared on stage for the last time, at the Chikugo no Shibai, playing the role of Shigetada in the drama "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki"; his stage partners were ďtani Tomoemon V (Akoya), Arashi Rikan IV (Iwanaga) and Jitsukawa Enjaku I (Hanzawa Rokur˘).
2nd lunar month of 1872: Hinasuke died in ďsaka.
Arashi Hinasuke VII playing the role of Tezuka no Tar˘ in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)
The Kan˘ Hinasuke line of actors
The Arashi Hinasuke line of actors
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