Ichikawa Danshirô I

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô I held the name of Ichikawa Danshirô I from the 1670s (?) to the 10th lunar month of 1687.

Ichikawa Danshirô I in an ilustration from the book "Kokon Shibai Irokurabe Hyakunin Isshu" (1st lunar month of 1693)

Ichikawa Danshirô II

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô II held this name from October 1910 to February 1922.

Ichikawa Danshirô II playing the role of Henmei Tesshinai
in a print made by Yamamura Toyonari in 1919

Ichikawa Danshirô III

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô III held this name from July 1930 to November 1963.

Ichikawa Danshirô III in a print made by Natori Shunsen in 1952

Ichikawa Danshirô IV

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô IV held this name from May 1969 to May 2023.

Ichikawa Danshirô IV playing the role of Tonbê in the drama "Yaguchi no Watashi"
in a print made by Tsuruya Kôkei in January 1988
Print courtesy of Castle Fine Arts, Inc. (all rights reserved)

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