|ANEGAWA SHINSHIRď III|
Guilds: ďtsuya, Koiya
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Ikk˘
Existence: 1748 ~ 26th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1805
Master: Anegawa Shinshir˘ I
Brother: Anegawa Minato I
Disciple: Anegawa Shinshir˘ IV
Adopted son: Anegawa Tsunakichi II
Family map: the Anegawa Clan
Before 1771: he starts his career as a disciple of the Anegawa clan, performing under the name of Anegawa Tsunakichi I.
11th lunar month of 1771: he becomes wakaonnagata and takes the name of Anegawa Minato II in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai, playing the role of Watari Shinzaemon's ny˘b˘ Karaito in the kaomise drama "Miyako Yoshino Mikado no Takadono", which is produced by Mimasu Tokujir˘ I, welcomes in Ky˘to the Edo actor Sakata Hangor˘ II and celebrates also the shűmei of both Sawamura S˘jűr˘ III and Yamatoyama Rinzaemon II.
1st lunar month of 1777: premiere at the Kitagawa no Shibai of the drama "Keisei Tonoi Zakura", whose plot is very close to Nagawa Kamesuke I's drama "Igagoe Norikake Gappa"; Minato plays the roles of Otane and Sasao [casting]. Minato's rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, is j˘-j˘-(hanshiro)kichi (superior - superior - almost excellent).
9th lunar month of 1781: Minato plays the role of Oyoshi in the drama "Hirakana Seisuiki", which is produced by Yamashita Yaoz˘ I at the Kitagawa no Shibai. His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ I (Enju, Shigetada), Arashi Hinasuke I (Kajiwara Heiji Kagetaka, Matsuemon, Higuchi no Jir˘ Kanemitsu), Arashi Sangor˘ II (Kajiwara Genta Kagesue), Sawamura Kunitar˘ I (Chidori), Arashi San'emon VI (Ofude) and Shibazaki Rinzaemon II (Takatsuna, Gonshir˘).
1st lunar month of 1784: he becomes tachiyaku and takes the name of Anegawa Shinshir˘ III at the Minamigawa no Shibai, playing the roles of Dankur˘, Katsuragi Minbu and Goheiji in the drama "Shin Usuyuki Monogatari"; his stage partners are Shibazaki Rinzaemon II (Sonobe Hy˘e), Hanagiri Tomimatsu I (Magaki, Goheiji's wife), Asao Kunigor˘ II (Akizuki Daizen, Tsukimitsu Kyűz˘, Gorobei Masamune), Arashi Sanjűr˘ II (Saisaki Iga-no-Kami, the yakko Tsumahei), Ichinoya Gonjűr˘ (Kuniyuki), Ogawa Kichitar˘ II (Saemon) and Nakayama Tsuruz˘ (Princess Usuyuki).
11th lunar month of 1784: Shinshir˘ plays in Ky˘to at the Nishi no Shibai the roles of Akaboshi Tar˘ and Momoyama Tar˘bei in Tatsuoka Mansaku's kaomise drama "Kuni no Hana ďshimadai". Then, he goes to ďsaka to perform at the Naka no Shibai in the kaomise program "Naka ni M˘keru Otogo Kaomise", which is produced by Nakamura Kumetar˘ II and welcomes the Edo stars Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV and Iwai Hanshir˘ IV.
1st lunar month of 1798: Shinshir˘'s name and rank appear for the last time in a Kabuki hy˘banki. He retires from the Kabuki world around that time.
26th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1805: Shinshir˘ dies in ďsaka; his tombstone is located in the precincts of the Saik˘ji Temple in the district of Matsuzaki.
The Anegawa Minato line of actors
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