EDO KAOMISE 1722
   
Play title Hinazuru Katoku Soga  In Japanese
Theater Ichimuraza
Producer Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "Hinazuru Katoku Soga" was produced by Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV at the Ichimuraza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1722 [1]. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Nakamura Denpachi Ecchű no Jirobŕ
2 Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
3 Nakamura Kichibŕ I Yaheiby˘e Munekiyo
4 Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II It˘'s daughter Princess Tatsuta
5 Mizuki Kikusabur˘ T˘kur˘ Morihisa (disguised as Minamoto no Yoritomo)
6 Miyakawa Hachir˘zaemon ďba no Sabur˘
7 Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II It˘'s daughter Princess Tatsuta
8 Kamakura Ch˘kur˘ II Okazaki Akushir˘
9 Fujimura Handayű II The Kawazu k˘shitsu
10 Yamanaka Heikur˘ I The nyűd˘ It˘
11 Fujimura Handayű II Sanko-no-Mae
12 Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I Minamoto no Yoritomo
13 Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I Sanada no Yoichi
14 Ichikawa Danz˘ I Matano Gor˘
15 Yamanaka Heikur˘ I The nyűd˘ It˘
16 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ I Kawazu no Sabur˘

The stars [2] of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Yamanaka Heikur˘ I jitsuaku
goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (extreme - superior - superior - excellent) [Visual]
Matsumoto K˘shir˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Ichikawa Danz˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Nakamura Denpachi d˘kegata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Fujimura Handayű II wakaonnagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II wakaonnagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]

Others actors were Yamazaki Jűgor˘, Nakamura Shir˘ji, Hayakawa Denshir˘, Nanboku Magotar˘ II, Murakami Zenzaemon and Nakamura Sayonosuke.

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in November 2022, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] Our definition of star is a ranking equal or above j˘-j˘-kichi.

 
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