The actors Tsutsui Kichijűr˘ I (first from left), Somekawa Jűrobŕ (center/bottom/second from left), Kojima Heishichi I (center/top/second from right), Asao Jűjir˘ I (bottom/first from right) and Yamashita Saizabur˘ (top/first from right) playing the roles of a shiraby˘shi, Kinjűr˘, Princess Toyo, the keisei Tamagawa and Samon in the san-no-kawari drama "Kaga no Kuni Bijo no Iwaya", which was staged in Ky˘to in the 3rd lunar month of 1704

The actors Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II (top/1st from left), Hayakawa Dengor˘ (top/2nd from right), Sodeoka Sh˘tar˘ (top/1st from right), Mizuki Kikusabur˘ (bottom/1st from left), Asao Jűjir˘ I (bottom/2nd from left) and Imamura Motojűr˘ (top/1st from right) playing the roles of Shinozuka Gor˘, Kageyu Saemon, Wakiya Yoshisuke, K˘t˘-no-Naishi, Kikusui and Nitta Yoshisada in Murase Genzabur˘'s kaomise drama "H˘n˘ Taiheiki", which was staged in Edo at the Moritaza in the 11th lunar month of 1717

Asao Jűjir˘ I

The actor Asao Jűjir˘ I in an illustration from the 1st volume of the book "Sangoku R˘ei Ky˘butai" (1731)
Courtesy of the Main Library, Ky˘to University - Sangoku R˘ei Ky˘butai
Image slightly edited by Sh˘riya Aragor˘ (reuse rules)

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