Stage names:

Nakamura Tanenosuke In Japanese

Real name: Ogawa Akihisa

Guilds: Harimaya (from September 2010), Yorozuya (up to August 2010)

Birthday: 22 February 1993


Great-great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I

Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku III

Great-grandfather: Nakamura Tokiz˘ III

Grandfather: Nakamura Kash˘ II

Father: Nakamura Matagor˘ III

Brother: Nakamura Kash˘ IV


October 1998: first stage appearance (omemie), in T˘ky˘ at the National Theatre in the drama "Sakura Giminden".

February 1999: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where he receives the name of Nakamura Tanenosuke and plays the role of Takatsuna's son Kosabur˘ in the drama "Moritsuna Jin'ya"; the roles of Sasaki Takatsuna and Kosabur˘'s cousin Koshir˘ are played by Nakamura Kichiemon and Tanenosuke's brother Nakamura Tanetar˘.

February 2000: special kodomo shibai dance program to end the evening program at the Kabukiza; Tanenosuke plays the role of a young man in the dance "Omatsuri".

September 2011: his father Nakamura Kash˘ III and his brother Nakamura Tanetar˘ IV take the names of Nakamura Matagor˘ III and Nakamura Kash˘ IV at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘; Tanenosuke plays the roles of a fireman boss and Uheita in "Kioi Jishi" and "Ishikawa Goemon" [more details].

November 2012: 5th Kabuki program with Kataoka Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2015: revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi" (t˘shi ky˘gen in 4 acts); Tanenosuke plays the role of Rokuz˘ [more details|casting].


Nakamura Tanenosuke is a promising young actor of the Harimaya guild.

The mon of Nakamura Tanenosuke

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