Yamashita Mangiku I

The actor Yamashita Mangiku I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1779 to the 5th lunar month of 1791.

Yamashita Mangiku I in a print made by Kitagawa Utamaro

Yamashita Mangiku II

The actor Yamashita Mansaku held the name of Yamashita Mangiku II from the 1st lunar month of 1792 to the 10th lunar month of 1801.

Yamashita Mangiku II playing the role of Ôboshi Rikiya in the drama "Kanadehon Chûshingura", which was staged in the 4th lunar month of 1795 at the Kiriza

Yamashita Mangiku III
Yamashita Mangiku III  In Japanese | Yamashita Kikunosuke I  In Japanese

Dates of birth and death unknown. Most likely a minor wakaonnagata disciple of Yamashita Kinsaku IV [1], who was recorded several time between 1838 and 1852 in Kamigata. No record afterwards.



[1] He was recorded as being a disciple of Yamashita Mangiku II in Nojima Jusaburô's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten". It was also written that Yamashita Mangiku II gave his name to his disciple Yamashita Kikunosuke in the 11th lunar month of 1801 but there was absolutely no Yamashita Mangiku III in the 1802 Edo hyôbanki.

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