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28 February 2019

ACTORS: Katayama Kozaemon and Kuwabara Sanzaemon.

PLAYS: "Keisei Hama no Masago".

PLAYWRIGHTS: Nishizawa Ipp˘.

LESSER KNOWN ACTORS: Ogino Umenosuke and Onoe Sodenosuke.

PROGRAMS: March 2019 (details for the Kabukiza and Minamiza programs, Zenshinza Tour), April 2019 (Kabukiza, Zenshinza Tour), May 2019 (National Theatre) and June 2019 (Minamiza).

OTHERS: 8 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki play dictionary; 6 new roles in the bilingual list of roles; an illustration for the actor Somekawa Rokur˘zaemon; the pages on Arashi Otohachi I, Arashi Otohachi II, Arashi Raishi I and Arashi Raishi II have been reworked (past tense, day of passing away in western calendar and added data/illustration for some of them); jurakudai, katada kaid˘, mashiba hisaaki, mashiba hisatsugu, toyotomi hidetsugu and yodomachi gozen have been added to the glossary.

31 January 2019

ACTORS: Arashi Kan˘.

PLAYS: "Youchi Soga".

ACTORS LINES: Araki Yojibŕ.

SOGAMONO: Ichimuraza 1779 and Moritaza 1779.

LESSER KNOWN ACTORS: Araki Buhŕ.

PROGRAMS: February 2019 (details for the Kabukiza programs), March 2019 (Kabukiza, National Theatre), April 2019 (details for the Misonoza programs) and May 2019 (Tango Bunka Kaikan).

OTHERS: 4 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki play dictionary; 18 new roles in the bilingual list of roles; the pages on Arashi Koroku III, Arashi Koroku IV and Arashi Koroku V have been reworked (past tense, day of passing away in western calendar and added data/illustration for some of them); the pages on the Arashi Hinasuke, Arashi Koshichi, Arashi Sanjűr˘, Kan˘ Hinasuke, Yamashita Matatar˘ line of actors have been reworked (some pages have not been completed); a new illustration for Azuma T˘z˘ II and Osagawa Tsuneyo III; a new illustration page for the actors Arashi Otohachi II, Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ II, Osagawa Tsuneyo III and Segawa Jok˘ I; kajiwara genta kagesue, kajiwara kagesue, kajiwara heiji kagetaka, kajiwara heiz˘ kagetoki, kajiwara kagetaka, kajiwara kagetoki, nitta shir˘, nitta shir˘ tadatsune, nitta tadatsune and shikigawa have been added to the glossary.

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