EDO KAOMISE 1720
   
Play title Kodakara Imagawaj˘  In Japanese
Theater Ichimuraza
Producers Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV, Ichimura Zensabur˘, Ichimura Wakadayű II, Ichimura Katsujir˘
Playwright Tsuuchi Jihŕ II

The kaomise drama "Kodakara Imagawaj˘" was produced by Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV at the Ichimuraza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1720 [1]. It celebrated the shűmei of Yamanaka Takejűr˘. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Yamanaka Takejűr˘ Mushanosuke
2 Yamanaka Heikur˘ I Akamatsu Danj˘zaemon
3 Nakamura Kichibŕ I Genjibŕ
4 Nakajima Saburoshir˘ Hyűga no Zenji Hisakuni
5 Matsumoto Shichiz˘ I Waranbe
6 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ I Watanabe Minbu Hayatomo
7 Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I Ashikaga Yorikane
8 Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV Imagawa Nakaaki
9 Nakamura Takesabur˘ I Akamatsu's younger sister Matsugae
10 Hayakawa Hatsuse The midaidokoro Ozasa-no-Mae
11 Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II Minbu Hayatomo's younger sister Umegae
12 Nakamura Takesabur˘ I Akamatsu's younger sister Matsugae
13 Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II Minbu Hayatomo's younger sister Umegae
14 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ I Watanabe Minbu Hayatomo
15 Yamanaka Takejűr˘ Mushanosuke

The stars of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Yamanaka Heikur˘ I jitsuaku | goku-j˘-j˘-kichi [Visual]
Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV s˘kanjiku | j˘-j˘-kichi [visual]
Matsumoto K˘shir˘ I tachiyaku | j˘-j˘-kichi [visual]
ďkuma Utaemon [2] oyajigata | j˘-j˘-kichi [visual]

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in October 2019, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] ďkuma Utaemon played the role of Nikki Daizen.

 
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