EDO KAOMISE 1720
   
Play title Kaig˘ Sakiwake Shitenn˘  In Japanese
Theater Moritaza
Producers Morita Kan'ya IV, Band˘ Matakur˘ III, Band˘ Matazaemon II
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "Kaig˘ Sakiwake Shitenn˘" was produced by Morita Kan'ya IV at the Moritaza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1720 [1]. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Sodesaki Miwano I Princess Hanazono
2 Ichikawa Monnosuke I Minamoto no Raik˘
3 Ogawa Zengor˘ I Hirai no Yasumasa
4 Takamura Matashir˘ Tada no Mitsunaka
5 Nakajima Mihoemon I Minamoto no Yorichika
6 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II [2] Watanabe Taketsuna [3]
7 Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I Urabe Kageyu Suetake
8 Ichikawa Gennosuke Bijiyomaru
9 Narumi Goroshir˘ I Usui no Aratar˘ [4]
10 Sodeoka Masanosuke II Watanabe's mother
11 ďtani Ryűzaemon I Fujiwara no Chiharu
12 Miyakogawa Hanamurasaki Naniwazu
13 Mizuki Kikusabur˘ Suetake's ny˘b˘
14 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II [2] Watanabe Taketsuna [3]

The stars of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II tachiyaku
goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (extreme - superior - superior - excellent) [Visual]
Ogawa Zengor˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Nakajima Mihoemon I jitsuaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Sodeoka Masanosuke II kashagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Ichikawa Monnosuke I wakashugata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]

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

[2] Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II also played the role of Sakata Kintoki.

[3] Equivalent to Watanabe no Tsuna.

[4] Equivalent to Usui Sadamitsu.

 
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