ICHIKAWA KIGAN
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Kigan I
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon I's haimy˘ was Kigan and, although he never officially held the name of Ichikawa Kigan I, he was considered as the founder of this line.

Ichikawa Kigan II
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon II's haimy˘ was Kigan and, although he never officially held the name of Ichikawa Kigan II, he was considered as the second actor of this line.

Ichikawa Kigan III
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon III's haimy˘ was Kigan and, although he never officially held the name of Ichikawa Kigan III, he was considered as the third actor of the line in 1847.

Ichikawa Kigan IV
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon IV held the name of Ichikawa Kigan IV from 1879 to August 1911.

Ichikawa Kigan IV playing the role of Takahashi T˘jűr˘ in the drama "Ryűsh˘ Sedan ďkubo Sabaki", which was staged in May 1888 at the Kiriza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

Ichikawa Kigan V
 

The actor Onoe Taganoj˘ III held the name of Ichikawa Kigan V from September 1911 to May 1927.

Ichikawa Kigan V playing the role of Otomi in the drama "Kirare Yosa" in a print made by Natori Shunsen in 1927
(Ichikawa Kigan V played the role of Otomi in March 1927 at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘)

 
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