Stage names:

Nakamura Yonekichi V In Japanese

Real name: Ogawa Shűhei

Guilds: Harimaya (from September 2010), Yorozuya (up to August 2010)

Line number: GODAIME (V)

Birthday: 8 March 1993


Great-great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I

Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku III

Great-grandfather: Nakamura Tokiz˘ III

Grandfather: Nakamura Kash˘ II

Father: Nakamura Karoku V

Brother: Nakamura Ryűnosuke


July 2000: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where he receives the name of Nakamura Yonekichi V and plays the role of Ochi Buemon's son Bunosuke in the drama "Uwajima S˘d˘".

July 2001: Yonekichi plays at the Kabukiza the role of Sannigoroshichi's son Goroichi in the drama "Gosan no Kiri"; the role of Sannigoroshichi is played by Yonekichi's father Nakamura Karoku V.

November 2015: revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi" (t˘shi ky˘gen in 4 acts); Yonekichi plays the role of Yoshimine's lover Utena [more details|casting].


Nakamura Yonekichi V is a promising young actor of the Harimaya guild.

The mon of Nakamura Yonekichi V

The Nakamura Yonekichi line of actors

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