EDO KAOMISE 1720
   
Play title Michinoku Taiheiki  In Japanese
Theater Nakamuraza
Producer Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI, Nakamura Akashi III [1]
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "Michinoku Taiheiki" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI at the Nakamuraza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1720 [2]. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 ďtani Hiroemon I Kiyohara no Takehira
2 Ichikawa Danz˘ I Kamakura Gongor˘ Kagemasa
3 Shinomiya Genpachi Kiyohara no Takenori
4 ďtani Hiroji I Matsuura Gor˘ Munet˘
5 Sakata Hangor˘ I Wada Saemon
6 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Takechi no Genta
7 Arashi Kiyosabur˘ II Kach˘-no-Mae
8 Katsuyama Matagor˘ Hachiman Tar˘ Yoshiie
9 Nakamura Denpachi Mitachi Gontar˘
10 Asao Jűjir˘ I The menoto Shiraume
11 Sakata Hangor˘ I Wada Saemon
12 Ichikawa Danz˘ I Kamakura Gongor˘ Kagemasa
13 Fujimura Handayű II Nishikigi
14 ďtani Hiroji I Matsuura Gor˘ Munet˘
15 Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I Katsuta no Jir˘ [3]

The stars of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Asao Jűjir˘ I wakaonnagata
(shiro)goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (almost extreme - superior - superior - excellent) [Visual]
Ichikawa Danz˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
ďtani Hiroji I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I jitsuaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
ďtani Hiroemon I katakiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Fujimura Handayű II wakaonnagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Nakamura Denpachi d˘kegata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Shinomiya Genpachi oyajigata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]

[1] Nakamura Akashi III was credited in the 1721 Edo hy˘banki as being the "young zamoto" but he was born in 1717.

[2] "I worked on this kaomise page in October 2020, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[3] This villain used to be disguised as the print master Torii Kiyonobu!

 
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