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Person Name Bandō Hikosaburō V
Alternate Names Tetsuzō (Childhood name) ,
Bandō Tsurunosuke (First stage name) ,
Bandō Takesaburō (Earlier stage name) ,
Bandō Shinsui V ,
Shinshi (Pen or literary name) ,
Shinsui (Pen or literary name) ,
Meijin Hikosaburo (Nickname) ,
Hiko dan’na (Nickname) ,
Bandou Hikosaburou (Alternate transliteration) ,
Bando Hikosaburo (Alternate transliteration)
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date 1832 - 1832
Death Date October 13, 1877
Dates Active Unknown
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Performing Art Group Affiliations Otowa-ya
Reference(s) Yakusha geinojin database
Notes Character types: male leads (tachiyaku). Group affiliations: Otowaya. Bando Hikosaburo V was adopted by the actor Bando Hikosaburo IV in 1840 and took the name Bando Tsurunosuke. He first appeared on stage at Nakamura-za Theatre in November 1842. He changed his name into Bando Takesaburo at Kawarazaki-za Theatre in January 1846. Then he took the name Bando Hikosaburo V at Ichimura-za Theatre in March 1856. He passed away at the age of 46 when touring Osaka in October 1877. He had good looks and delivery and juggled many different roles such as Arch-villains (jitsuaku) and shosagoto. He divided popularity in two with the actor Nakamura Shikan IV. He was accomplised at Gidayu Kyogen.

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