Umewaka Kichinojo (梅若吉之丞)

Kichinojo UMEWAKA is a name used by the head of the Kichinojo Umewaka family, one of the branch families of the Rokuro Umewaka family, which is one of the schools of the shite-kata (actors who play leading characters in Noh performances) Kanze school. Chozaemon Kagenori was the first. The line had long been failed, but Manzaburo UMEWAKA (the first) succeeded. It remained not being succeeded, but then, Manzaburo's grandchild succeeded again. In recent years, he succeeded Kichinojo UMEWAKA (the fifth).