|28 February 2018
ACTORS: Mikuni Hikosaku II and Nanboku Sabu II.
PLAYS: "Ninin Sanbas˘" and "Taik˘ Sanbas˘".
PLAYWRIGHTS: Kawatake N˘shin II.
CONTEMPORARY ACTORS: Matsumoto K˘jaku.
ACTORS LINES: Mikuni Hikosaku and Nanboku Sabu.
PLAYWRIGHTS LINES: Kasanui Sensuke and Katsu Hy˘z˘.
NI-NO-KAWARI: ďsaka 1778 and Ky˘to 1778.
PROGRAMS: March 2018 (Kanagawa Arts Theatre, details for the Kabukiza and National Theatre programs),
April 2018 (Kabukiza),
May 2018 (Kabukiza, Tango Bunka Kaikan) and
June 2018 (Hakataza).
OTHERS: 10 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki play dictionary;
5 new roles in the bilingual list of roles;
1 new nickname in the bilingual list of nicknames or common names;
a new illustration for the actors Arashi Koroku II, Arashi Raishi I, Kagaya Kashichi I, Kasaya Matakur˘ II and Onoe Kikugor˘ II;
a new illustration page for the actors Anegawa Kikuhachi, Anegawa Shinshir˘ III,
Arashi Bungor˘ I, Arashi Kichisabur˘ I, Asao Tamejűr˘ I,
Mimasu Tokujir˘ I,
Nakayama Bunshichi I, Nakayama Bunshichi II, Nakayama Shinkur˘ II, Nanboku Sabu I,
Sawamura Kunitar˘ I
and Yamashita Kamenoj˘ IV;
a new illustration page for the drama "Kokusen'ya Gassen";
the pages on Arashi Kiyosabur˘ I and Nanboku Sabu I have been reworked (past tense, day of passing away in western calendar and added data for some of them);
shosadate, sugihara yasuko, taik˘ and
yodo-dono, yodogimi, yodo-no-kata have been added to the glossary.
|31 January 2018
ACTORS: Ichimura Tamagashiwa I.
PLAYS: "Soga no Ishidan".
PLAYWRIGHTS: Ichioka Sadanori.
CONTEMPORARY ACTORS: Matsumoto K˘emon and Matsumoto K˘z˘.
PLAYWRIGHTS LINES: Ichioka Washichi.
SOGAMONO: Nakamuraza 1778.
LESSER KNOWN ACTORS: Ichimura Danz˘.
PROGRAMS: February 2018 (Enjukai, details for the Kabukiza and Chűnichi Theatre programs),
March 2018 (details for the Shungy˘ Special Tour),
April 2018 (ROHM Theatre, Noda City Culture Center, details for the Shungy˘ Special Tour)
and May 2018 (National Theatre, Cocoon Kabuki).
OTHERS: 7 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki play dictionary;
two picture (picture 1; picture 2) of the special celebration curtain in January 2018 at the Kabukiza for the for the shűmei of Matsumoto Haku˘ II, Matsumoto K˘shir˘ X and Ichikawa Somegor˘ VIII;
kariba, kewaizaka, kud˘ saemon suketsune,
soga gor˘ tokimune, soga jűr˘ sukenari and tsurugaoka hachimangű have been added to the glossary.