|BANDÔ KAMESABURÔ VI|
Real name: Bandô Yűta
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Great-great-great-great-grandfather: Ichimura Takenojô V
Great-great-great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugorô V
Great--great-grandfather: Bandô Hikosaburô VI
Great-grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII
Grandfather: Bandô Rakuzen (Bandô Hikosaburô VIII)
Father: Bandô Hikosaburô IX
September 2016: he made his first appearance (omemie) on stage at the Kabukiza in a special Buyô program the 26th and the 27th of September 2016 to commemorate the 26th anniversary (27th memorial service) of the passing away of the dance master Fujima Kansô II (1900~1990). He performed in the dance "Noriaibune", along with Fujima Zenzô, Kataoka Sennosuke, Matsumoto Kintarô, Nakamura Takanosuke and Nakamura Tamatarô.
May 2017: 3-generation shűmei for the Bandô branch of the Otowaya guild at the Kabukiza; Bandô Hikosaburô VIII, his two sons Bandô Kamesaburô V and Bandô Kametoshi respectively take the names of Bandô Rakuzen, Bandô Hikosaburô IX and Bandô Kamezô III; the new Hikosaburô plays the roles of Kajiwara Heizô Kagetoki and Soga Gorô Tokimune in "Ishikiri Kajiwara" and "Soga no Taimen" [more details]. He makes his hatsu butai, receives the name of of Bandô Kamesaburô VI and plays the role of Kamemaru in the drama "Soga no Taimen". Terajima Mahoro, the grandson of Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugorô and son of the actress Terajima Shinobu makes his first stage appearance (omemie). Moreover, the 22nd and 16th anniversaries (23rd and 17th memorial services) of the passing away of Onoe Baikô VII and Ichimura Uzaemon XVII are commemorated.
Bandô Kamesaburô VI is a young and promising actor of the Otowaya guild.
The mon of Bandô Kamesaburô VI
The Bandô Kamesaburô line of actors
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