Master: Hashimoto Kinsaku I
Before 1698: disciple of Hashimoto Kinsaku I, his first stage name was Hashimoto Denz˘ I. He performed in Ky˘to as a wakashugata.
Fall 1698: Denz˘ settled in Edo.
1699: he took the name of Hashimoto Kinsaku II at the Nakamuraza.
11th lunar month of 1704: he became tachiyaku, took the name of Hashimoto Jűgor˘ and performed at the Ichimuraza in the kaomise drama "Onna Araoka Nishiki no Tazuna"; his stage partners were Murayama Heiemon III, Katsuyama Matagor˘, Ikushima Daikichi I, Tsugawa Handayű, Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I, Tamon Sh˘zaemon II and Onoe Genji.
Fall 1709: he went back to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1709: he took the name of Ikushima Jűshir˘ and performed as a tachiyaku in Ky˘to at Kameya Kumenoj˘'s theater in the kaomise drama "Takekaburi Mangokumochi", which was produced by Takeshima K˘jűr˘.
Fall 1712: Jűshir˘ went to ďsaka.
11th lunar month of 1712: Jűshir˘ performed in ďsaka in the kaomise drama "Inari Daimy˘ Shintaku no Kamado", which was produced by Mitsuyama Shichisabur˘; his stage partners were Otowa Jirosabur˘ I, Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ I, Yamashita Kamenoj˘ I, Mihara Jűdayű I, Sanogawa Hanazuma I, ďshima Kajűr˘, Kaneko Jűrozaemon, Takashima Onoe and Sawamura Kodayű.
1722 ~ 1731: no record at all .
11th lunar month of 1732: Jűshir˘ played in ďsaka at the Kita no Shinchi Shibai  the roles of the priest Narukami and his brother ďinosuke the kaomise drama "Hana Yakata Imose no Matsukane", which was produced by Yamamoto Ky˘z˘. He used different ideograms for his stage name:
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11th lunar month of 1735: Jűshir˘ took back his classic name and went on tour in Nagoya; he performed in the precincts of the Seijuin Temple. No record afterwards.
Ikushima Jűshir˘ was a tachiyaku actor, who was born in Ky˘to but started his career in Edo, where he was active between 1698 and 1709. He went back to Kamigata after 11 seasons in Edo. He was good in aragoto or jitsugoto but his forte was bud˘goto.
 Was Ikushima Jűshir˘ the master of Ikushima Kinz˘? Ikushima Kinz˘ was born in 1759. If we assume that Ikushima Jűshir˘ was 10 years old when he went to Edo in 1698 and that Ikushima Kinz˘ was 10 years old when he started to be the disciple of Ikushima Jűshir˘, it would mean that the master was more than 80 years old at the start of the apprenticeship. Not impossible indeed but we do not exclude the hypothesis that there was another actor who held the name of Ikushima Jűshir˘ and was the master of Ikushima Kinz˘.
 Hashimoto Denz˘ II was recorded as performing at the Nakamuraza in the 11th lunar month of 1702. His rank in the 1703 Edo hy˘banki, wakashugata section, was naka (middle class). No record afterwards.
Ikushima Jűshir˘ (left) and Yamamoto Hikogor˘ (right) playing the roles of the Yuzuruki brothers Daihachi and Kazuemon in the kaomise drama "Yonedawara Mangoku no Minato", which was staged in ďsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1714
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