Arashi Shichigorô I

The actor Arashi Shichigorô I held this name from the 1720s to 1753 (?).

Arashi Shichigorô I performing in the 11th lunar month of 1749 at the Naka no Shibai in the kaomise drama "Fûryû Gosho Zakura"

Arashi Shichigorô II

The actor Arashi Shichigorô II held this name from the 2nd lunar month of 1758 to the 5th lunar month of 1788.

Arashi Shichigorô II in an illustration from the book "Santo Yakusha Omokage Zukushi",
which was published in Ôsaka by Yamatoya Kaemon in 1784

Arashi Shichigorô III

The actor Arashi Shichigorô III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1797 to the 11th lunar month of 1798.

Arashi Shichigorô III playing the role of Igu no Jûrô in the kaomise drama "Kaikei Kokyô no Nishikigi", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1797 at the Nakamuraza
(print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Arashi Shichigorô IV

Dates of birth and death unknown. He took the name of Arashi Shichigorô IV at an unknown time. Previous stage names and relationship to Arashi Shichigorô III unknown. This minor supporting actor settled in Edo in the 1st lunar month of 1826, as part of a troupe of Kamigata actors led by Kataoka Nizaemon VII. He stayed in Edo up to the beginning of the 1830s.

The name of Arashi Shichigorô IV in the 1828 Edo hyôbanki (the zone within the red box)

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