Arashi Tokusabur˘ I

The actor Arashi Izabur˘ I held the name of Arashi Tokusabur˘ I at the end of the 18th century.

Arashi Tokusabur˘ II

The actor Arashi Rikan II held the name of Arashi Tokusabur˘ II from the 11th lunar month of 1800 to 1819, then from 1820 to the 8th lunar month of 1822.

The actor Arashi Tokusabur˘ II playing the role of Gokumon no Sh˘bei in the drama "Sugata Kurabe Deiri no Minato", which was staged in the 4th lunar month of 1821 in Edo at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Arashi Tokusabur˘ III

The actor Arashi Rikan III held the name of Arashi Tokusabur˘ III from Fall/Winter 1830 to the 10th lunar month of 1834, then from the 6th lunar month of 1837 to the 10th lunar month of 1843.

Arashi Tokusabur˘ III playing the role of Okoma in the play "Hime Kurabe Futaba Ez˘shi" , which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1835 in ďsaka at the ďnishi no Shibai (print made by Shumbaisai Hokuei)

Arashi Tokusabur˘ IV

The actor Arashi Rikan IV held the name of Arashi Tokusabur˘ IV from the 2nd lunar month of 1861 to the 7th lunar month of 1867.

The actor Arashi Tokusabur˘ IV playing the roles of Shigenoi in the drama "Koi Ny˘b˘ Somewake Tazuna", which was staged in the 4th lunar month of 1867 in ďsaka at the Takeda no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Kunikazu)

Arashi Tokusabur˘ V

The actor Arashi Rikan V held the name of Arashi Tokusabur˘ V from December 1888 to April 1918.

Arashi Tokusabur˘ VI
Arashi Tokusabur˘ VI  In Japanese | Arashi Wasabur˘ IV  In Japanese | Arashi Tokutar˘  In Japanese

Born in ďsaka the 24th of March 1883. Son of the Bunraku puppeteer Kiritake Monjűr˘ I and grandson of Arashi Rikan IV, he became a disciple of Arashi Tokusabur˘ V and made his debut on stage in 1889 in ďsaka at the Kadoza, where he received the name of Arashi Tokutar˘. He took the names of Arashi Wasabur˘ IV and Arashi Tokusabur˘ VI in 1896 and June 1923. He joined the Sh˘chiku movie company in Ky˘to in 1930 and became an important movie actor from the beginning of the 1903s to the middle of the 1950s, starring in more than 150 movies. He died the 8th of November 1955. By leaving the Kabuki world for the Cinema, he ended one of the most successful Kamigata lines of actors.

The list of Arashi Tokusabur˘'s movies (in Japanese)

The list of Arashi Tokusabur˘'s movies (in English - not complete)

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Arashi Tokusabur˘ VII

The actor Arashi Tokusabur˘ VII held this name from February 1971 to December 2000.

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