HANAI SAIZABURď
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Hanai Saizabur˘ I
 

The actor Hanai Saizabur˘ I held this name from 1662 to the 10th lunar month of 1694.

Hanai Saizabur˘ I in an ilustration from the book "Kokon Shibai Irokurabe Hyakunin Isshu" (1st lunar month of 1693)

Hanai Saizabur˘ II
Hanai Saizabur˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Most likely a disciple of Hanai Saizabur˘ I. No stage record. He was most likely working at the Nakamuraza as a t˘dori at the end of the Genroku era and during the H˘ei era.

Hanai Saizabur˘ III
 

The actor Hanai Saizabur˘ III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1746 to the 4th lunar month of 1763.

The name and the mon of Hanai Saizabur˘ III (in the space within the red box) in a banzuke printed for the staging of the kaomise drama "Tenchi Taiheiki" at the Nakamuraza in the 11th lunar month of 1746

Hanai Saizabur˘ IV
Hanai Saizabur˘ IV  In Japanese | Ichikawa Tatsuz˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V, his first stage name was Ichikawa Tatsuz˘. He was recorded for the first time in the 1773 Edo hy˘banki in the koyaku section. He became tachiyaku and took the name of Hanai Saizabur˘ IV in the 11th lunar month of 1797, performing at the Nakamuraza in the kaomise drama "Kaikei Koky˘ no Nishikigi". He was active in Edo up to 1820.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
T˘ch˘ Takadaya

The name and mon of Hanai Saizabur˘ IV in the 1798 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

 
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