NAKAMURA MANTARď

Stage names:

Nakamura Mantar˘ In Japanese

Real name: Ogawa Takaharu

Guild: Yorozuya

Birthday: 12 May 1989

Connections:

Great-great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I

Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku III

Great-grandfather: Nakamura Tokiz˘ III

Grandfather: Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV

Father: Nakamura Tokiz˘ V

Brother: Nakamura Baishi IV

Career:

June 1994: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where the 32nd anniversary (33rd memorial service) of the passing away of Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV is celebrated; he receives the name of Nakamura Baishi IV, playing the role of a young traveller in the dance "Michiyuki Tabiji no Yomeiri".

October 1996: Mantar˘ plays at the Kabukiza the role of Masaoka's son Senmatsu in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi"; the roles of Masaoka, Yashio and Tsuruchiyo are played by Nakamura Jakuemon IV, Kataoka Takao and Nakamura Baishi IV.

January 1998: Mantar˘ plays at the Kabukiza the role of Matsu˘maru's son Kotar˘ in the drama "Terakoya", which is staged to celebrate the shűmei of Kataoka Nizaemon XV (who plays the role of Matsu˘maru); the role of Kotar˘'s mother Chiyo is played by Nakamura Shikan VII.

February 2000: special kodomo shibai dance program to end the evening program at the Kabukiza; Baishi plays the role of Soga Gor˘ Tokimune in the dance "Kusazuribiki"; the role of Maizuru is played by his brother Nakamura Baishi IV.

October 2009: Mantar˘ plays at the Kabukiza the roles of Yatsurugi Kazuma, Usui Sadamitsu and the decchi Sangor˘ in the dramas "Kenuki", "Kumo no Hy˘shimai" and "Kawash˘".

Comments:

Nakamura Mantar˘ is a promising young actor of the Yorozuya guild.

The mon of Nakamura Mantar˘

 
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