The Daiunji, a temple located in T˘ky˘ in the district of Edogawa-Ku Nishi-Mizue, is famous for its cemetery full of actors' graves. Originally built in 1620 in Asakusa Kuramae, it moved to Honjo Oshiage after its first destruction in a big fire. it was completely destroyed for the second time during the 1923 earthquake and was finally rebuilt in Edogawa-Ku Nishi-Mizue in 1931. It is nicknmaed Yakushadera ("the Actors' Temple).

The tombstone of the Ichimura Uzaemon line of actors and Ichimuraza managers, from Ichimura Uzaemon III to Ichimura Uzaemon XVI

The tombstone of the Band˘ Hikosabur˘ line of actors, from Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III to Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI

The tombstone of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III

The tombstone of Onoe Kikugor˘ I

The tombstone of the Segawa Kikunoj˘ line of actors, from Segawa Kikunoj˘ I to Segawa Kikunoj˘ VI

The tombstone of the Matsumoto K˘shir˘ line of actors, from Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV to Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VI

The tombstone of the Nakamura Kanzabur˘ line of actors and Nakamuraza managers, from Nakamura Kanzabur˘ I to Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII

The tombstone of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III

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