MIMASU TANIN
   
EIGHT GENERATIONS
Mimasu Tanin I
Mimasu Tanin I  In Japanese | Takeda Tanin  In Japanese
 

Date of birth unknown. He started his career at the Takeda no Shibai, a hama shibai venue, performing under the name of Takeda Tanin. He became a disciple of Mimasu Daigor˘ I and received the name of Mimasu Tanin at the end of the 1750s. He appeared on stage for the last time in the 2nd lunar month of 1770, playing at the Kado no Shibai the role of Takuma Kujűr˘ in the drama "Higashiyama-dono Onna Makigari". He died the 27th of the 11th lunar month of 1770. He was a supporting actor of the Mimasu clan, performing either as a tachiyaku or a katakiyaku.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Shinshi Masuya

Mimasu Tanin I playing the role of Saibara Daiz˘ in the drama "Keisei Mutsu no Tamagawa", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1767 at the Naka no Shibai

Mimasu Tanin II
 

The actor Mimasu Daigor˘ II held the name of Mimasu Tanin II from 1774 to the 2nd lunar month of 1781.

Mimasu Tanin II playing the role of Kamura Utaemon in the "Daianji Zutsumi" scene of the drama "Oriawase Tsuzure no Nishiki", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1778 at the Kado no Shibai

Mimasu Tanin III
 

The actor Mimasu Daigor˘ IV held the name of Mimasu Tanin III from the 11th lunar month of 1815 to the 10th lunar month of 1820.

Mimasu Tanin IV
 

The actor Mimasu Daigor˘ V held the name of Mimasu Tanin IV from 1831 to 1845.

Mimasu Tanin V
Mimasu Tanin V  In Japanese | Mimasu Kuranosuke II  In Japanese | Onoe Mankichi  In Japanese
 

Date of birth unknown. The first stage name of this Kamigata actor was Onoe Mankichi. He became a disciple of Mimasu Tanin IV and received the name of Mimasu Kuranosuke II. He was adopted by his master and took the name of Mimasu Tanin V around 1849. He held this name up to his death in 1859.

Mimasu Tanin V (top/left) playing the role of the bonze Taninb˘ in the dance "Yanagi Sakura Haru no Nishikie", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1858 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Nakai Yoshitaki)

Mimasu Tanin VI
Mimasu Tanin VI  In Japanese | Mimasu Fukunosuke  In Japanese
 

Date of birth unknown. Son of Mimasu Baisha I, his first stage name was Mimasu Fukunosuke. He took the name of Mimasu Tanin VI in 1860 and held it up to his death in 1864.

Mimasu Tanin VII
 

The actor Nakamura Baigyoku II held the name of Mimasu Tanin VII from 1865 to the 2nd lunar month of 1868.

Mimasu Tanin VIII
Mimasu Tanin VIII  In Japanese | Nakamura Komajir˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career in kodomo shibai during the 1860s, performing under the name of Nakamura Komajir˘. He most likely became a disciple of Mimasu Daigor˘ V and took the name of Mimasu Tanin VIII in 1872. He held this name up to 1917. No record afterwards.

 
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