|ICHIKAWA SHINZď VI|
Ichikawa Shinz˘ VI
Real name: Yano Masashi
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Birthday: 24 March 1956
Master: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII
March 1980: he graduates from the Actors Training Center of the National Theatre (fifth graduation).
November 1980: he becomes disciple of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ X.
February 1981: he receives the name of Ichikawa Shinji.
June 2005: he becomes nadai and takes the name of Ichikawa Shinz˘ VI at the Hakataza (Fukuoka). This name was held for the last time from 1874 to 1897 by Ichikawa Shinz˘ V, a promising disciple of the Meiji star Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX.
Ichikawa Shinz˘ VI is a talented and faithful disciple of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII, excelling in tachimawari. His most notable performances in disciples study groups were the roles of Kajiwara Heiz˘ Kagetoki and D˘gen in "Ishikiri Kajiwara" and "Kaga Tobi".
The Ichikawa Shinz˘ line of actors
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