ICHIKAWA YAOZď
   
NINE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Yaoz˘ I
 

The actor Ichikawa Yaoz˘ I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1749 to the 10th lunar month of 1759.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ I playing the role of Hannya Gor˘ in the kaomise drama "Kamuri Kurabe Yatsushi Kuronushi", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1753 at the Ichimuraza

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ II
 

The actor Ichikawa Yaoz˘ II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1763 to the 7th lunar month of 1777.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ II in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ III
  The actor Suketakaya Takasuke II held the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ III from the 11th lunar month of 1779 to the 10th lunar month of 1804.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ III in a print made by Katsukawa Shun'ei (1788~1790)

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV
 

The actor Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1804 to the 9th lunar month of 1834.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV playing the role of Ono no Sadakur˘ in the 5th act of "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which was staged in 1810 in ďsaka

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ 4.5
 

The actor Nakamura Shibajűr˘ performed under the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ in 1817 but he was was never acknowledged as an official member of the line.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ V
 

The actor Seki Sanjűr˘ III held the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ V from the 11th lunar month of 1827 to the 3rd lunar month of 1840.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ V playing the role of Yoshida no Matsuwaka in the drama "Chigusa no Hana Iro no Yozakari", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1834 at the Moritaza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VI
 

The actor Seki Sanjűr˘ IV held the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VI from the 1st lunar month of 1863 to February 1873.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VI portraying the yakko Tsumahei in a print made in 1863 by Utagawa Kunisada II

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VII
  The actor Ichikawa Chűsha VII held the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VII from July 1879 to September 1918.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VII portraying Asari Yoichi in a print made at the end of the 1890s by Toyohara Kunichika

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VIII
 

The actor Ichikawa Chűsha VIII held the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VIII from October 1918 to May 1953.

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VIII at the beginning of the 1940s

Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IX
  The actor Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IX held this name from June 1953 to January 1987.
 
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