|KOKAN TARďJI I|
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Existence: 1644 ~ 19th day of the 10th lunar month of 1711 
Fall 1699: Tar˘ji went to ďsaka.
Fall 1700: Tar˘ji went back to Ky˘to.
1st lunar month of 1704: Tar˘ji went to Edo and performed at the Yamamuraza in the new year drama "Genji Aioi Jűnidan"; his stage partners were Miyazaki Denkichi, Ogawa Zengor˘ I, ďtani Hiroemon I, Band˘ Matatar˘ I, Sawamura Kodenji I, Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I, Katsuyama Matagor˘, Murayama Heiemon III, Shinomiya Genpachi and Mizuki Tominosuke.
11th lunar month of 1710: Tar˘ji performed at the Yamamuraza in the kaomise drama "Jinriki Teika Azuma Asobi", which celebrated the arrival in Edo of the Kamigata actor Arashi Kiyosabur˘ I. The others main stage partners were Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II, ďtani Hiroji I, Ikushima Shingor˘, ďtani Hiroemon I, Asao Jűjir˘ I and Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ I.
1st lunar month of 1711: Tar˘ji played in the same theater the role of the mother of the Soga brothers in the new year sogamono drama "Yunzei Yomeiri Soga"; his stage partners in the roles of Soga Gor˘ Tokimune and Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari were Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II and Ikushima Shingor˘.
19th day of the 10th lunar month of 1711 : Tar˘ji died in Edo.
Kokan Tar˘ji I was one of the most famous kashagata actors in Kabuki history. He was born and trained in Ky˘to and achieved fame for himself in Kamigata. He spent the last years of his career in Edo, as a mainstay of the Yamamuraza.
 The 19th day of the 10th lunar month of the 1st year of the Sh˘toku era was the 28th of November 1711 in the western calendar.
Kokan Tar˘ji I
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