|BANDď KAMEZď III|
Dancer name: Fujima Rakuz˘
Real name: Band˘ Masatoshi
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Birthday: 16 September 1978
Great-great-great-grandfather: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V
Great-great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugor˘ V
Great-grandfather: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI
Grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII
Brother: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX
January 2010: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei's long-forgotten drama "Keisei Kogane no Shachihoko", which was revised and entitled "Asahi-ni Kagayaku Kin no Shachihoko"; it was staged to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the establishment of the city of Nagoya; Kametoshi played the roles of the saigokud˘sha Tarosaku and Kinsuke's kobun Koro no Sanz˘ [more details | casting].
January 2014: premiere at the National Theatre of "Sanzen Ry˘ Haru no Komahiki", a revival of Tatsuoka Mansaku's 1794 drama "Keisei Haru no Tori"; Kametoshi played the role of the yakko Kidahei and Masuda Ch˘bŕ [more details].
May 2017: 3-generation shűmei for the Band˘ branch of the Otowaya guild at the Kabukiza; Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII, his two sons Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V and Band˘ Kametoshi respectively took the names of Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX and Band˘ Kamez˘ III; the new Kamez˘ played the roles of Matano Gor˘ Kagehisa and ďmi no Kot˘ta" in the dramas Ishikiri Kajiwara" and "Soga no Taimen" and several roles in the dance "Yayoi no Hana Asakusa Matsuri" [more details]. There was also the hatsubutai of Band˘ Kamesabur˘ VI. Terajima Maholo, the grandson of Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘ and son of the actress Terajima Shinobu made his first stage appearance (omemie). Moreover, the 22nd and 16th anniversaries (23rd and 17th memorial services) of the passing away of Onoe Baik˘ VII and Ichimura Uzaemon XVII were commemorated.
January 2019: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei I's 1779 drama "Sode Nikki Banshű Meguri"; this Otowaya-powered revision was entitled "Himeji-j˘ Oto-ni Kiku Sono Ishizue"; Kamez˘ played the role of Kuzumi Shinpei [casting | more details].
The mon of Band˘ Kamez˘ III
The Band˘ Kamez˘ line of actors
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