Person

Person Name Arashi Rikan III
Alternate Names Onoe Wasaburō (Earlier stage name) ,
Arashi Tokusaburō (Earlier stage name) ,
Arashi Kicchō (Earlier stage name) ,
Ganshi? (Pen or literary name) ,
Kicchō (Pen or literary name)
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date 1812 - 1812
Death Date June 7, 1863
Dates Active Unknown
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region), Osaka (Japan)
Reference(s) Kabuki jiten (32)
Notes Character types: female roles (onnagata). Group affiliations: Hamuraya. Arashi Rikan III was a son of a travelling actor, Ikushima Iwagoro. He became a student of Onoe Tamizo II and took the name Onoe Wasaburo. In 1831 he was recognized by Arashi Rikan II and became his student and was given the name of Arashi Tokusaburo III. He took the name Arashi Kiccho in November 1834. Arashi Rikan II died three years later and used the name of Arashi Tokusaburo again. He took the name Arashi Rikan III in Osaka in November, 1843. He played at the Kawarazakiza from 1851 to 1855. He was active in Kamigata and Edo.

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