|ICHIMURA TAKEMATSU VI|
Real name: Ichimura Asahi
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Birthday: 12 January 1990
Great-great-great-grandfather: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V
Great-great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugor˘ V
Great-grandfather: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI
Grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII
Father: Ichimura Manjir˘ II
Brother: Ichimura Hikaru
November 1994: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where the 49th anniversary (50th memorial service) of the passing away of Ichimura Uzaemon XV is celebrated; he receives the name of Ichimura Takematsu VI, playing the roles of Moritsuna's son Kosabur˘ in the play "Moritsuna Jin'ya"; the role of Sasaki Moritsuna is played by Takematsu's grandfather Ichimura Uzaemon XVII.
May 2007: the Kabukiza celebrates the 6th anniversary (7th memorial service) of the death of Takematsu's grandfather Ichimura Uzaemon XVII with the drama "Onna Shibaraku"; Takematsu does not perform in "Onna Shibaraku" but he plays the role of Sanmon no Senta in "Megumi no Kenka".
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"; Takematsu plays the role of Nagatsuka Sh˘dayű [more details].
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"; Takematsu plays the role of Mokubŕ (the son of the sh˘ya) [casting | more details].
Ichimura Takematsu VI is a promising young actor of the Tachibanaya guild.
The mon of Ichimura Takematsu VI
The Ichimura Takematsu line of actors
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