Kan˘ Hinasuke I

The actor Arashi Koroku III held the name of Kan˘ Hinasuke I from the 5th lunar month of 1786 to the 10th lunar month of 1793.

Kan˘ Hinasuke I playing the role of ďmori Hikoshichi in the kaomise drama "Hito no Kokoro-ni Kan˘ Kaomise", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1792 at the Kado no Shibai (print made by Taga Ryűk˘sai)

Kan˘ Hinasuke II

The actor Arashi Koshichi IV never held the name of Kan˘ Hinasuke II but he was acknowledged as the 2nd holder of the name.

Kan˘ Hinasuke III
Kan˘ Hinasuke III  In Japanese | Ichikawa Shinsha 0.1  In Japanese | Ichikawa Koisabur˘  In Japanese

Born in 1812. Born in Edo. Disciple of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII, his first stage names were Ichikawa Koisabur˘ and Ichikawa Shinsha. He settled in Kamigata and took the name of Kan˘ Hinasuke III in the 11th lunar month of 1838. He was active in ďsaka or Ky˘to up to the middle of the 1840s. From 1845, he was often ill and unable to perform on stage. He died in ďsaka the 3rd day of the 7th lunar month of 1847 [1]. He was considered as Arashi Hinasuke V although he never held this name. His tombstone was the precincts of the Sh˘h˘ji Temple in the district of Nakadera (ďsaka).

Haimy˘ Yag˘
T˘sh˘ (or Tosh˘ ?) Naritaya

Kan˘ Hinasuke III portraying Akaneya Hanshichi in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Kan˘ Hinasuke IV

The actor Arashi Hinasuke VI held the name of Kan˘ Hinasuke IV from 1849 to the 1st lunar month of 1858.

Kan˘ Hinasuke IV portraying Isogawa Tamonnosuke Masamoto in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III



[1] The 3rd day of the 7th lunar month of the 4th year of the K˘ka era was the 13th of August 1847 in the western calendar.

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