|ICHIKAWA DANNOSUKE V|
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Poetry name: Sank˘
Existence: ??? ~ 11th lunar month of 1864
Master: Ichikawa T˘sh˘
Son: Ichikawa Dan'ya
12th lunar month of 1862: Dannosuke went back to ďsaka.
1st lunar month of 1863: Dannosuke played at the Kado no Shibai the role of Fujinami in the drama "Keisei S˘shinji".
11th lunar month of 1864: Dannosuke died while performing in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai.
Ichikawa Dannosuke V was a talented 19th century ďsaka actor, who was specialized in female roles. He spent almost 20 seasons in Edo, where he became quite popular. He went back to his native Kamigata at the end of his career and reached there the prestigious j˘-j˘-kichi rank. He excelled in ny˘b˘ or toshima roles.
Ichikawa Dannosuke V playing the role of Osugi in the drama "Sh˘chikubai Iro no Nibanme", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1862 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)
The Ichikawa Dannosuke line of actors
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