|BANDď HIKOSABURď IX|
Dancer name: Fujima Zenz˘
Real name: Band˘ Terusato
Line number: KUDAIME (IX)
Birthday: 29 June 1976
Great-great-great-great-grandfathers: Onoe Kikugor˘ III, Ichimura Uzaemon XI
Great-great-great-grandfather: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V
Great-great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugor˘ V
Great-grandfather: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI
Grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII
Father: Band˘ Rakuzen (Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII)
Brother: Band˘ Kamez˘ III
Son: Band˘ Kamesabur˘ VI
December 1981: he made his first appearance on stage at the National Theatre, performing in the "Terakoya" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami".
May 1982: he received the name of Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V at the Kabukiza, playing the role of Kamemaru in the drama "Yodogimi J˘shi".
January 2008: revival at the National Theatre of Sakurada Jisuke I's kaomise drama "Komachi-mura Shibai no Sh˘gatsu"; Kamesabur˘ played the role of Tora˘maru Takeyasha [more details].
March 2009: Kabuki adaptation by the famous stage director Ninagawa Yukio of Shakespeareĺs "Twelfth Night", which was entitled "Ninagawa Jűniya", from the 24th to the 28th of March 2009 in London (UK) at the Barbican Theater; Kamesabur˘ played the role of Sa˘ Kakubei (the Head Officer) [more details]. The same play was staged with the same casting in June 2009 at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ and in July 2009 at the Sh˘chikuza.
January 2010: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei's long-forgotten drama "Keisei Kogane no Shachihoko", which was revised and entitled "Asahi-ni Kagayaku Kin no Shachihoko"; it was staged to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the establishment of the city of Nagoya; Kamesabur˘ played the roles of Kinsuke's kobun Neri no Sadahachi and Ebisudayű's disciple Sensai (in reality Neri no Sadahachi) [more details | casting].
January 2014: premiere at the National Theatre of "Sanzen Ry˘ Haru no Komahiki", a revival of Tatsuoka Mansaku's 1794 drama "Keisei Haru no Tori"; Kamesabur˘ played the roles of the fisherman Tsunaz˘ (in reality Takuma Koheita) and Ishida Saburoemon [more details].
May 2017: 3-generation shűmei for the Band˘ branch of the Otowaya guild at the Kabukiza; Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII, his two sons Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V and Band˘ Kametoshi respectively took the names of Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX and Band˘ Kamez˘ III; the new Hikosabur˘ played the roles of Kajiwara Heiz˘ Kagetoki and Soga Gor˘ Tokimune in "Ishikiri Kajiwara" and "Soga no Taimen" [more details]. There was also the hatsubutai of Band˘ Kamesabur˘ VI. Terajima Maholo, the grandson of Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘ and son of the actress Terajima Shinobu made his first stage appearance (omemie). Moreover, the 22nd and 16th anniversaries (23rd and 17th memorial services) of the passing away of Onoe Baik˘ VII and Ichimura Uzaemon XVII were commemorated.
January 2019: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei I's 1779 drama "Sode Nikki Banshű Meguri"; this Otowaya-powered revision was entitled "Himeji-j˘ Oto-ni Kiku Sono Ishizue"; Hikosabur˘ played the roles of Innami Daiz˘ and the yakko Nadahei [casting | more details].
Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX is a young and promising tachiyaku of the Otowaya guild.
Official internet website: http://www.bankame.isao.net/
The mon of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX
The Band˘ Kamesabur˘ line of actors
The Band˘ Hikosabur˘ line of actors
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