ELEVEN GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ I
  Ichikawa Danjűr˘ I held the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ I from 1673 to the 4th lunar month of 1675.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ II
  Ichikawa Ebiz˘ II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1735 to the 9th lunar month of 1758.

Ichikawa Ebiz˘ II playing the role Soga Gor˘ Tokimune in the kaomise drama "Miya Bashira Taiheiki", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1740 at the Nakamuraza

Ichikawa Ebiz˘ III
  Ichikawa Ebiz˘ III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1772 to the 3rd lunar month of 1778.

Ichikawa Ebiz˘ III performing in the kaomise drama "ďyoroi Ebid˘ Shinozuka", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1772 at the Nakamuraza

Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IV
  Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VI held the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IV from the 11th lunar month of 1782 to the 10th lunar month of 1791.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V
  Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V held this name a first time from 1797 to the 10th lunar month of 1800, then a second time from the 3rd lunar month of 1832 to the 3rd lunar month of 1859.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V playing the role of Sekibei in the drama "Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1850 at the Kawarazakiza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VI
  Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII held the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VI from the 3rd lunar month of 1825 to the 2nd lunar month of 1832.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VI playing the role of the little bonze Sakuramb˘ in the drama "Yui Narai Kanoko D˘j˘ji" staged at the Ichimuraza in the 2nd lunar month of 1832 (print made by Utagawa Kuniyoshi)
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VII
  The actor Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VII held this name for a few months in 1874.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VIII
 

He was born in Edo in 1845 as the seventh son of the great star Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V. He started his career at an unknown date, receiving the name of Ichikawa Akanbei. He took the name of Ichikawa Shinnosuke IV at the Nakamuraza in the 7th lunar month of 1863, playing the role of Genji in the drama "Ono no T˘fű Aoyagi Suzuri". He took later on the names of Ichikawa Juz˘ and Ichikawa Saruz˘ II. He settled in Ky˘to in 1870 and performed there several years. He was asked by his brother Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX to come back to T˘ky˘ in order to take the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VIII in 1881. He died the 12th November 1886 at the age of 41. Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VIII was a good supporting actor.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Jush˘ Naritaya
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ VIII playing the role of End˘ Musha in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in 1882
Print made by Toyohara Kunichika in 1863
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IX
  Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XI held the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IX from May 1940 to March 1962.
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IX playing the role of Hayano Kampei in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura" (print made by Natori Shunsen in 1954)
Ichikawa Ebiz˘ X
 

Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII held the name of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ X from November 1969 to March 1985.

Ichikawa Ebiz˘ XI
 

The actor Ichikawa Ebiz˘ XI is the current holder of the name since May 2004.

 
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