1st lunar month of 1715: first record in ďsaka, where he performed under the name of Onogawa Karumo  as a wakaonnagata in the kaomise drama "(Jing˘ K˘g˘ Sankan Taiji) Ashiwakebune" which was produced by Ogino Yaegiri I.
Fall 1719: Karumo went to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1720: Karumo played in Ky˘to the role of the koshimoto Okume in the kaomise drama "Jűni Ch˘shi Megumi no Kodakara", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirojűr˘; Karumo achieved a great success by playing shamisen on stage.
1st lunar month of 1723: Karumo was not recorded in the Ky˘to hy˘banki. He performed in Ky˘to at Daikokuya Takenoj˘'s theater in the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Hitomaruzuka" which was produced by Otowa Jirosabur˘ I.
11th lunar month of 1729: Karumo played at the Naka no Shibai the role of the Naminoj˘ in the kaomise drama "Daimy˘ Yakata Manp˘ no Mikura", which was produced by Anegawa Shinshir˘ I; Karumo achieved a great success by showing his dancing skills on stage.
11th lunar month of 1730: Karumo played at the Kado no Shibai the role of Nagaoka Bunnai's ny˘b˘ Okane in the kaomise drama "Matsukane Fukki no Ishizue", which was produced by Sadoshima Ch˘gor˘ I; the role of the r˘nin Nagaoka Bunnai was played by Nakamura S˘jűr˘.
1st lunar month of 1731: Karumo's rank in the ďsaka hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent) [visual]. He played in the same theater the role of Inoue Buhŕ's ny˘b˘ Okatsu in Sadoshima Sabur˘zaemon's ni-no-kawari drama "Futatsu Mon Katana no Meigetsu"; the role of Inoue Buhŕ was played by Fujikawa Heikur˘.
 He was said to be the elder brother of Yamanaka Heijűr˘ I.
 Most likely at the ďnishi no Shibai; this drama commemorated the the 33th anniversary (33rd memorial service) of late Ikeda Danshichi Kurobŕ (we assume he was the man who later became Danshichi Kurobŕ in Kabuki). Namie Karumo was not recorded as performing in ˘shibai from the 11th lunar month of 1728 to fall 1729.
The actor Namie Karumo in an illustration from the 1st volume of the book "Sangoku R˘ei Ky˘butai" (1731)
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