BANDÔ MITSUGORÔ
   
TEN GENERATIONS
Bandô Mitsugorô I
 

The founder of the line Bandô Mitsugorô I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1766 to the 4th lunar month of 1782.

Bandô Mitsugorô I in a print made by Katsukawa Shunkô

Bandô Mitsugorô II
 

The actor Ogino Izaburô II held the name of Bandô Mitsugorô II from the 11th lunar month of 1785 to the 10th lunar month of 1799.

Bandô Mitsugorô II playing the role of Wada Shinbę in the kaomise drama "Hanayagura Tachibana Keizu", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1798 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Bandô Mitsugorô III
 

The actor Bandô Mitsugorô III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1799 to the 12th lunar month of 1831.

Bandô Mitsugorô III playing the role of Nuregami Chôgorô in the drama "Futatsu Chôchô Kuruwa Nikki", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1824 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Bandô Mitsugorô IV
 

The actor Morita Kan'ya XI held the name of Bandô Mitsugorô IV from the 3rd lunar month of 1832 to the 10th lunar month of 1850.

Bandô Mitsugorô IV playing the role of a yakko in the dance "Yayoi no Hana Asakusa Matsuri", which was staged in the 3rd lunar month of 1832 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Kuniyoshi)

Bandô Mitsugorô V
 

The actor Bandô Shűka I posthumously received the name of Bandô Mitsugorô V.

Bandô Mitsugorô VI
 

The actor Bandô Mitsugorô VI held this name from the 5th lunar month of 1856 to September 1873.

Bandô Mitsugorô VI portraying the courtesan Matsuyama in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in 1869

Bandô Mitsugorô VII
 

The actor Bandô Mitsugorô VII held this name from April 1906 to November 1961.

Bandô Mitsugorô VII portraying Umeômaru in a print made by Hanayama

Bandô Mitsugorô VIII
 

The actor Bandô Mitsugorô VIII held this name from September 1962 to November 1975.

Bandô Mitsugorô IX
 

The actor Bandô Mitsugorô IX held this name from September 1987 to April 1999.

Bandô Mitsugorô IX playing the role of Matahei in the drama "Domo Mata" (print courtesy of Castle Fine Arts, Inc., all rights reserved)

Bandô Mitsugorô X
 

Bandô Mitsugorô X held this name from January 2001 to February 2015.

Bandô Mitsugorô X playing the role of Soga Gorô Tokimune in the drama "Ya-no-Ne" (illustration courtesy of RANCHUROW (2010) all rights reserved)

 
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