The Tawaramachi Station opened on the 30th of December 1927. It was decorated with plates displaying the names and mon of famous actors (mainly Kabuki actors), musicians or theaters. It was one of the 4 stations on the first subway line in T˘ky˘, initially going from Asakusa to Ueno. This line became in 1953 the Ginza Line.


The mon of Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII

The mon of Band˘ Shűch˘ III

The mon of Ichikawa Chűsha VII

The mon of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ X

The mon of Ichikawa Ennosuke II

The mon of Ichikawa Omez˘ IV

The mon of Ichikawa Sadanji II

The mon of Ichikawa Sh˘ch˘ II

The mon of Ichimura Uzaemon XV

The mon of Jitsukawa Enjaku II

The mon of Kataoka Gad˘ IV

The mon of Kataoka Nizaemon XI

The mon of Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VII

The mon of Morita Kan'ya XIII

The mon of Nakamura Ganjir˘ I

The mon of Nakamura Kamon I

The mon of Nakamura Utaemon V

The mon of Onoe Kikugor˘ VI

The mon of Sawamura S˘jűr˘ VII

The mon of Sawamura Tanosuke V


The mon of Kineya Rokuzaemon XIII, the head of the Nagauta School of Music

The mon of Tokiwazu Mojidayű VII, the head of the Tokiwazu School of Music

The mon of Kiyomoto Enjudayű V, the head of the Kiyomoto School of Music

The mon of Fujimatsu Kagatayű VII, the head of the Fujimatsu branch of the Shinnai School of Music


The mon of the Kabukiza

The mon of the Shinbashi Enbuj˘

The mon of the Imperial Theater

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