Dates of birth and death unknown. He was a tachiyaku actor, who held this name in ďsaka in Fall 1779. His relationship
with Band˘ Toyosabur˘ I is not clear (disciple? adopted son?). Previous stage name(s) unknown.
He played the role of Senzaki Yagor˘ in the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which was staged at the end of
the 11th lunar month at the Kado no Shibai (produced by Yoshizawa Iroha I).
He was ranked j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior) in the 1780 ďsaka hy˘banki.
There was also a record of his performances in Ise in 1785.