Stage names:

Nakamura Yonekichi V In Japanese

Real name: Ogawa Shhei

Guilds: Harimaya (from September 2010), Yorozuya (up to August 2010)

Line number: GODAIME (V)

Birthday: 8 March 1993


Great-great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I

Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku III

Great-grandfather: Nakamura Tokiz III

Grandfather: Nakamura Kash II

Father: Nakamura Karoku V

Brother: Nakamura Rynosuke


July 2000: debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Kabukiza, where he received the name of Nakamura Yonekichi V and played the role of Ochi Buemon's son Bunosuke in the drama "Uwajima Sd".

July 2001: Yonekichi played at the Kabukiza the role of Sannigoroshichi's son Goroichi in the drama "Gosan no Kiri"; the role of Sannigoroshichi was played by Yonekichi's father Nakamura Karoku V.

November 2015: revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi" (tshi kygen in 4 acts); Yonekichi played the role of Yoshimine's lover Utena [more details|casting].

March 2017: "Igagoe Dch Sugoroku" was staged as a tshi kygen at the National Theatre. The core of this revival was "Okazaki". The third act, commonly called "Engakuji", which was staged for the last time in February 1931 at the Meijiza, was revived as well; Yonekichi played the role of Kb's musume Osode [more details | casting].


Nakamura Yonekichi V is a promising young actor of the Harimaya guild.

The mon of Nakamura Yonekichi V

The Nakamura Yonekichi line of actors

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