|SEGAWA KIKUNOJď VII|
Segawa Kikunoj˘ VII
Real name: Tonomura Minoru
Line number: SHICHIDAIME (VII)
Birthday: 15 February 1957
October 1978: he makes his first appearance on stage, playing the role of Furisode Shinz˘ in the drama "ďshű Shiraishi Banashi".
April 1980: he joins the Zenshinza troupe and takes the name of Yamamura Kunijir˘.
April 1984: Kunijir˘ becomes an official member of the Zenshinza troupe.
October 1985: Kunijir˘ receives the 40th Artistic Prize of the Japanese Government Cultural Agency (bunkach˘ geijutsusai sh˘) for his performance in the role of Shinkichi in the drama "K˘dan Sayo Kinuta".
May 2000: Kunijir˘ plays the role of Otsuta in the drama "Ippon Gatana Dohy˘ Iri", which is performed at the National Theatre to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of Kawarazaki Kunitar˘ V. His stage partner in the role of Komagata Mohŕ is Nakamura Umenosuke.
Segawa Kikunoj˘ VII is a young promising onnagata actor and nimaime actor. He is one of the leading actors (the second onnagata after Kawarazaki Kunitar˘) of the third generation of the Zenshinza troupe.
The mon of Segawa Kikunoj˘ VII
The Segawa Kikunoj˘ line of actors
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