Ichikawa Sainyu

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  • Born: 1843
  • Died: 1916
  • Japanese: 市川 斎入 (Ichikawa Sainyû)

Ichikawa Sainyû was a Kabuki actor of the late Edo period and Meiji period.

He passed through the names Ichikawa Fukutarô and Ichikawa Udanji before taking on the name Ichikawa Sainyû at a ceremony at the Osaka Naka-za in January 1909. He was the first to perform under that name.


  • Gallery labels, Kabuki-za Gallery.[1]