Real name: Yoshikawa Fumikazu
Birthday: 9 June 1978
Master: Sawamura T˘jűr˘ II
9 June 1978: born in Saitama Prefecture.
1987 ~ 1992: he was active in two performing troupes, the Gekidan T˘hai and the Otowa Gurűpu.
September 1988: he appeared on a Kabuki stage for the first time, in T˘ky˘ at the Kabukiza,
where he played the role of a kosh˘ in the drama "K˘chiyama" .
May 1991: he played at the Kabukiza the role of the sword-holder Otowaka in the dance-drama "Kanjinch˘" ,
which was staged to celebrated the shűmei of Onoe Tatsunosuke II.
March 1995: he became disciple of Sawamura T˘jűr˘ II.
May 1995: first official stage appearance, in Kotohira at the Kanamaruza, where he received the name of Sawamura Kuniya
and performed in the drama "Yoshidaya".
February 2010: he became nadai and celebrated it at the Kabukiza,
where he performed in the drama "Kagotsurube".
Sawamura Kuniya is a promising onnagata/tachiyaku actor of the Kinokuniya guild. He often performs with the Nakamuraya guild.
 This drama was staged within a Kabuki program commemorating the 6th anniversary (7th memorial service) of the passing away of late Matsumoto Haku˘ I.
 The roles of Musashib˘ Benkei, Togachi Saemon and Minamoto no Yoshitsune were played by
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII, Onoe Kikugor˘ VII and Onoe Tatsunosuke II.