|ICHIKAWA OTORA VII|
Real name: Arakawa Kinsei
Line number: SHICHIDAIME (VII)
Birthday: 27 December 1995
Great-great-grandfather: Ichikawa Monnosuke VI
Great-grandfather: Ichikawa Sadanji III
Grandfather: Ichikawa Sadanji IV
Father: Ichikawa Omezô VI
May 2003: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where he received the name of Ichikawa Otora VII and played the roles of Chôbê's son Chômatsu and the little apprentice Chômatsu in the dramas "Kiwametsuki Banzuiin Chôbê" and "Kamiyui Shinza".
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; Otora played the role of the gejo Ofuku [more details | casting].
Ichikawa Otora VII is the young heir of the Takinoya guild.
The mon of Ichikawa Otora VII
The Ichikawa Otora line of actors
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