Real name: Band˘ Masatoshi
Birthday: 16 September 1978
Great-great-great-grandfather: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V
Great-great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugor˘ V
Great-grandfather: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI
Grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII
Father: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII
Brother: Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V
January 2014: premiere at the National Theatre of "Sanzen Ry˘ Haru no Komahiki", a revival of Tatsuoka Mansaku's 1794 drama "Keisei Haru no Tori"; Kametoshi played the role of the yakko Kidahei and Masuda Ch˘bŕ [more details].
Band˘ Kametoshi is a young tachiyaku of the
Otowaya guild. An important 3-generation shűmei for the Band˘ branch of the Otowaya guild
will happen in May 2017 at the Kabukiza.
Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII, his two sons Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V and Band˘ Kametoshi will respectively take the names of
Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX and Band˘ Kamez˘ III.
Moreover, Band˘ Kamesabur˘'s son Band˘ Yűta will make his hatsubutai and receive the name of Band˘ Kamesabur˘ VI.
Rakuzen was the haimy˘ of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III.
The mon of Band˘ Kametoshi
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