|BANDď TAKESABURď V|
Real name: Okazaki Masaji
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Poetry name: Chikushi
Existence: 4 August 1932 ~ 17 June 2022
Adoptive father: Onoe Kikujir˘ IV
Disciples: Band˘ Takenosuke III, Band˘ Takeyuki
4 August 1932: born in ďsaka.
Spring 1949: he became disciple of the actor Onoe Kikujir˘ IV.
1967: Shinsha was adopted by the actor Onoe Kikujir˘ IV.
24 July 1981: his adoptive father Onoe Kikujir˘ IV died.
June 2009: Takesabur˘ celebrated his coming 77th birthday at the Sh˘chikuza; his kiju kinen performance was a program made up of "Meibutsu Kenka Jaya", "Arima no Neko" and "D˘tonbori Kabuki no Nigiwai".
June 2012: Takesabur˘ played at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ the roles of Asuka and Owari no Kuniz˘ in "Kawatsura H˘gen Yakata" and "Yamato Takeru", in a special program which celebrated the shűmei of both Ichikawa En'˘ II and Ichikawa Ennosuke IV, the hatsubutai of both Ichikawa Chűsha IX and Ichikawa Danko V and commemorated the 49th anniversary (50th memorial service) of late Ichikawa En'˘ I and Ichikawa Danshir˘ III.
December 2021: Takesabur˘ appeared on stage for the last time, in Ky˘to at the Minamiza, where he played the role of the nakai Okimi in the drama "Kari no Tayori". He suddenly fell ill and had to be replaced from the 19th to the 23rd of December by Kataoka Aichir˘.
17 June 2022: Takesabur˘ died in ďsaka.
Band˘ Takesabur˘ V was was of the few post-WW2 onnagata actor trained in the great tradition of the Kamigata Kabuki. His best roles were Oyone ("Sushiya"), Ok˘ ("Hikimado"), Okaya ("Kanpei Harakiri") or Oen ("Fűin Giri"). He was also outstanding in the roles of cruel stepmothers.
The mon of Band˘ Takesabur˘ V
The Band˘ Shinsha line of actors
The Band˘ Takesabur˘ line of actors
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