ARASHI SHAGAN
   
SIX GENERATIONS
Arashi Shagan I
 

The actor Arashi Shichigor˘ I's haimy˘ was Shagan and, although he never officially held the name of Arashi Shagan I, he can be considered as the founder of the line.

Arashi Shagan II
 

The actor Arashi Shichigor˘ II's haimy˘ was Shagan and, although he never officially held the name of Arashi Shagan II, he can be considered as the second actor of the line.

Arashi Shagan III
 

The actor Arashi Shichigor˘ III's haimy˘ was Shagan and, although he never officially held the name of Arashi Shagan III, he can be considered as the third actor of the line.

Arashi Shagan IV
 

The actor ďtani Tomoemon III held the name of Arashi Shagan IV from the 11th lunar month of 1820 to the 8th lunar month of 1831.

Arashi Shagan IV (left/bottom) and Nakamura Matsue III (right/top) playing the roles of D˘ra no Ny˘hachi and Shinobu in the drama "Hade Kurabe Ise Monogatari",
which was staged in the 3rd lunar month of 1831 at the Kado no Shibai
(print made by Shumbaisai Hokuei)

Arashi Shagan V
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Previous stage names and relationship to Arashi Shagan IV unknown. He took the name of Arashi Shagan V around 1852 and was active in Kamigata during the 1850s and the 1860s.

Arashi Shagan V (left/top) and Ichikawa Danz˘ VI (right/bottom) playing the roles of Daigakunosuke and Iwami Jűzaemon in the drama "Iwami Jűtar˘",
which was staged in the 3rd lunar month of 1855 at the Naka no Shibai
(print made by Utagawa Hirosada)

Print made by Nakai Yoshitaki in 1861

 
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