The new year sogamono "Waka Midori Nishiki Soga" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII
and was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1755 in Edo at the Nakamuraza. It was staged with the following casting:
Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II and Nakamura Denkur˘ II also played respectively the roles of the Soga brothers' mother and Kobayashi no Asahina.
Others main actors were Tomizawa Tatsujűr˘ (Dait˘nai, in reality R˘ikkan), Sawamura Kijűr˘ I (Umezawa Kogorobei), Matsushima Moheiji (ďisoya Hyakubei) and Miyazaki Jűshir˘ II (the brothel owner Denz˘).
This new year drama the sekai of "Kokusen'ya Gassen" and "Tenjiku Tokubŕ" with the Soga Brothers story.
The opening day was the 2nd day of the 1st lunar month of the 5th year of the H˘reki era (1755),
which was the 12th of February 1755 in the western calendar.