ICHIMURA KAKITSU
   
NINE GENERATIONS
Ichimura Kakitsu I
 

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX's haimy˘ was Kakitsu and, although he never officially held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu I, he was considered as the founder of the line.

Ichimura Kakitsu II
 

The zamoto Ichimura Uzaemon XI's haimy˘ was Kakitsu and, although he never officially held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu II, he was considered as the second in the line.

Ichimura Kakitsu III
 

The actor Ichimura Takenoj˘ V's haimy˘ was Kakitsu and, although he never officially held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu III, he was considered as the third in the line.

Ichimura Kakitsu III (back) and Nakamura Kanjaku I (front) in a print made at the end of 1849

Ichimura Kakitsu IV
  The actor Onoe Kikugor˘ V held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu IV from Spring 1863 to the 7th lunar month of 1868.

Ichimura Kakitsu IV in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in 1864

Ichimura Kakitsu V
  The actor Band˘ Kakitsu I held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu V from the 8th lunar month of 1870 to the 12th lunar month of 1870, then from the 9th lunar month of 1871 to the 3rd lunar month of 1872.
Ichimura Kakitsu VI
  The actor Ichimura Uzaemon XV held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu VI from July 1893 to September 1903.

Ichimura Kakitsu VI playing the role of Tokugawa Ten'ichib˘ in the drama "Ten'ichib˘ ďoka Seidan", which was staged in January 1903 at the Kabukiza (print made by K˘ch˘r˘ H˘sai)

Ichimura Kakitsu VII
  The actor Ichimura Uzaemon XVI held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu VII from January 1925 to January 1946.

Ichimura Kakitsu VII playing the role of Hayano Kanpei in the dance-drama "Yoshinoyama", which was staged in January 1937 at the Kabukiza

Ichimura Kakitsu VIII
  The actor Ichimura Yoshigor˘ II held the name of Ichimura Kakitsu VIII from February 1946 to September 1967.
Ichimura Kakitsu IX
  The actor Ichimura Kakitsu IX is the current holder of the name since October 1967.
 
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