Existence: 25 January 1923 ~ 3 May 1990
25 January 1923: born in Asakusa.
3 May 1990: Ikenami Shôtarô died.
Ikenami Shôtarô was a 20th century writer, who wrote many historical novels. One of his most famous series of novels, "Onihei Hankachô", was adapted not only for TV and cinema but also for Kabuki. He also wrote for Onoe Baikô VII a series of 3 Kabuki dramas entitled Edo Onna Sôshi.
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