Yamatoya Jinbę I
Yamatoya Jinbę I  In Japanese

Dates of birth and death unknown. Wakashû Kabuki (Boy Kabuki) performances were forbidden by the Shogunal authorities in the 7th lunar month of 1652. Yamatoya Jinbę I, the founder of the line, left Kyôto to settle in Ôsaka. Yarô Kabuki ('Adult Kabuki') performances were authorized by the Shogunal authorities in the 3rd lunar month of 1653. Jinbę was one of the three theater managers, along with Shioya Kuzaemon and Shioya Kuroemon, to receive the approval to produce Kabuki performances in Ôsaka. He was most likely the adoptive father of Yamatoya Jinbę II.

Yamatoya Jinbę II

The actor Yamatoya Jinbę II held this name from 1677 to the 1st lunar month of 1704.

Yamatoya Jinbę II in an ilustration from the book "Hana no Edo Kabuki Nendaiki"

Yamatoya Jinbę III

The actor Yamatoya Jinbę III held this name from the 10th lunar month of 1704 to 1734.

Yamatoya Jinbę III playing the role of Biwanosuke in the kaomise drama "Daikoku Tenjin Fukuju Musume", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1716 in Kyôto

Yamatoya Jinbę IV
Yamatoya Jinbę IV  In Japanese | Mizuki Tatsunosuke II  In Japanese | Mizuki Takenosuke  In Japanese

The actor Yamatoya Jinbę IV held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1747 to the 11th lunar month of 1749.

Yamatoya Jinbę IV playing the role of Imagawa Nakaaki in the kaomise drama "Jidai Makie Chûshingura", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1748 in Kyôto at Hayagumo Chôdayû's theater

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