|SďRYď JINROKU II|
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Poetry names: T˘gi, Kid˘, Tok˘
Existence: ??? ~ 14th day of the 8th lunar month of 1837 
Disciple: S˘ry˘ Jinroku III
2nd lunar month of 1799: he as recorded for the first time in ˘shibai, in Edo at the Nakamuraza, where he took the name of Kirishima Giemon I  and played the role of the r˘nin Sait˘ Gorobŕ in the drama "ďmiura Date no Nebiki".
3rd lunar month of 1814: premiere at the Ichimuraza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Sumidagawa Hana no Goshozome", commonly called "Onna Seigen"; Giemon played the roles of the okujochű Kirishima and the d˘shinsha Murokub˘ [more details].
11th lunar month of 1816: Kirishima Giemon I took the name of S˘ry˘ Jinroku II at the Kawarasakiza, playing the roles of Sekihara Yoichi and ďshima Kiyű in the kaomise drama "Kiyomori Eiga no Utena", which also celebrated the shűmei of ďtani Bajű II, Sakata Hanjűr˘, Band˘ Matajűr˘ III, Ichikawa Momotar˘ I, Tsuuchi Monzabur˘ III and Ichikawa Kodanji III.
1st lunar month of 1823: premiere at the Ichimuraza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's new year sogamono drama "Yaegasumi Soga no Kumiito"; Jinroku played the roles of Oni˘ Shinzaemon and the yoban Tarosuke [casting].
8th lunar month of 1826: premiere at the Nakamuraza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Soga Nakamura Aki no Torikomi"; Jinroku played the role of Oni˘ Shinzaemon (Soga Jűr˘'s retainer), later Kib˘ Shury˘kai [casting].
14th day of the 8th lunar month of 1837 : Jinroku died in Edo.
S˘ry˘ Jinroku II was a 19th century popular d˘kegata and hand˘gataki actor. From a cultural point of view, it was interesting to note that the expression s˘ry˘ no jinroku means "first born, least clever" in Japanese.
 The 14th day of the 8th lunar month of the 8th year of the Tenp˘ era was the 13th of September 1837 in the western calendar.
 There was no evidence of any relationship to the actors Kirishima Gizaemon I or Kirishima Gizaemon II.
S˘ry˘ Jinroku II (right/seated) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III (left/standing) playing the roles of Tsub˘ Kur˘dayű and Kurofune Chűemon in the new year drama "Satsuki no Fuji Soga Hatsuyume", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1825 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)
The S˘ry˘ Jinroku line of actors
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