EDO KAOMISE 1723
   
Play title Yorimasa Kaikeizan  In Japanese
Theater Moritaza
Producer Morita Kan'ya IV
Playwright Tsuuchi Han'emon

The kaomise drama "Yorimasa Kaikeizan" was produced by Morita Kan'ya IV at the Moritaza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1723 [1]. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Katsuyama Matagor˘ ďe no Minbu
2 Anegawa Senzaemon Takiguchi
3 Nakajima Saburoshir˘ Ecchű no Zenji
4 Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I I no Hayata
5 Mizuki Kangor˘ Takit˘
6 Morita Kan'ya IV Minamoto no Yorimasa
7 Ichikawa Danshir˘ II Taira no Kiyomori
8 Ogino Makinoj˘ Ayame-no-Mae
9 Wakabayashi Shirogor˘ Dewanosuke
10 Tamazawa Rin'ya Dewanosuke's ny˘b˘ Taema
11 Sanogawa Jűz˘ ďe no Hachir˘
12 Fujimura Handayű II Hayata's ny˘b˘ Kumoi
13 Sengoku Hikosuke I Nobutsura
14 Hayakawa Shinkatsu Makomo-no-Mae

The stars [2] of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Fujimura Handayű II wakaonnagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Tamazawa Rin'ya wakaonnagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Sengoku Hikosuke I d˘kegata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]

Others actors were Saigoku Hy˘suke, Dekishima Daisuke II and Ichikawa Gennosuke.

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in October 2023, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] Our definition of star is a ranking equal or above j˘-j˘-kichi.

 
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