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Iwai Hananoj˘  
Iwai Hananoj˘  In Japanese
 

Born in 1664. Iwai Hananoj˘ was recorded for the first time in the book "Yakusha Hakkei", which was published in Ky˘to in 1680. He performed in Edo at the Moritaza in 1686. He performed as a wakaonnagata in 1692 in ďsaka in the theater managed by Iwai Hanshir˘ I. He was recorded in the 1692 Yakusha ďkagami. He appeared on stage for the last time in ďsaka in Winter and Spring 1700, where he performed as a wakaonnagata in the 1st lunar month of 1700 in the new year drama "Rish˘ Monogatari" and in the 3rd lunar month in the drama "Imay˘ Yuriwaka", which were both produced by Takeshima K˘jűr˘. His rank in the ďsaka hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was naka-no-j˘ (superior in the middle class). No record afterwards. Date of death unknown.

Iwai Hananoj˘ in the book "Yakusha Hakkei"

 
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