Born in ďsaka in 1834. He was the son of the painter Nishikawa Kuniharu and the grandson of the star Kataoka Nizaemon VII.
His brothers were Kataoka Gat˘ II and Kataoka Ichiz˘ III.
He started his career in 1840 as a disciple of the actor Mimasu Daigor˘ IV,
who gave him the name of Mimasu Inemaru I.
He made a short but quite successful career on the stages in ďsaka or Ky˘to, in ˘shibai or hama shibai.
He appeared on stage for the last time in the 3rd lunar month of 1858, at the Minamigawa no Shibai,
where he played the role of Omiwa in the classic "Imoseyama Onna Teikin". He also played the roles of Sadasuke, Shirai Gonpachi and Banzuiin Ch˘bŕ in "Edo Shiire".
He unfortunately fell ill and died the 27th of the 4th lunar month of 1858. He was able to play a wide range of roles, either as a tachiyaku or an onnagata.
He was said to excel in wagoto and jitsugoto.
Born in Ky˘to in 1858. He started his career in 1863 in ďsaka, becoming at a very young age a disciple of the actor Onoe Sh˘roku
and receiving the names of Onoe Kamesabur˘ and Onoe Matsunosuke I. He joined the Jitsukawa clan in February 1874,
under the patronage of Jitsukawa Yaoz˘ I, taking the name of Jitsukawa Momonosuke.
His marriage created a bound to Kataoka Ichiz˘ III, who was the brother of Mimasu Inemaru I.
He was allowed to take the name of Mimasu Inemaru III in 1888. He settled in T˘ky˘ at the end of his career, where
he appeared on stage for the last time, at the Engiza, in July 1901,
playing the roles of Samonnosuke and Yahei in the dramas "Fud˘ Mankichi" and "Takada no Adauchi".
He died in T˘ky˘ the 22nd of August 1901.