- Died: 1951
Iraha Inkichi was a prominent Okinawan playwright and actor of the 20th century. He is known for originating now-standard forms or choreography for folk dances such as Hatoma bushi and Kanayo amakawa.
Plays he authored include "Nakanaori Sanra-gwaa," "Okuyama no botan," and "Yakushido."
He is also known for having played the role of King Shô Tai in the 1930 premier production of Yamazato Eikichi's play "Shurijô akewatashi" (The Surrender of Shuri castle). The king's daughter, Masako, is said to have state that Iraha looked just like the king.
He died in 1951.
- "Shurijo Castle and Performing Arts," exhibition pamphlet, National Theater Okinawa, October-December 2020.