Person Name Bandō Matatarō IV
Alternate Names Arashi Kyuhachi (Earlier stage name) ,
Tozan (Pen or literary name) ,
Bandou Matatarou
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date September 13, 1801
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Reference(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.552) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.476)
Notes Character types: evil enemies (kataki yaku); jitsugoto; aragoto; Arch-villains (jitsuaku). Group affiliations: Togokuya. Bando Matataro IV was a son of Arshi Otohachi I, an older brother of Arashi Otohachi II, and a student of Ichimura Uzaemon VIII. He first appeared as a koyaku (child role) at the Nakamura Theater in November of 1747. In November of 1753 he became Bando Matataro. He was particularly good at evil enemies (kataki yaku). He was active from 1747 to 1799.

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