Segawa Kikunojo (瀬川菊之丞)

Kikunojo SEGAWA is a myoseki (professional name) of kabuki actor. It was a great myoseki representing onnagata (female-role actor) of Edo kabuki. At present, the actor of Zenshinza is calling himself the seventh Kikunojo SEGAWA. Its yago (stage family name) is Hamamuraya. Its jomon (family crrst) is Maru ni Yuimon.

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the first)
Commn name: Roko HAMAMURAYA, 1693 - 1749.

The first Kichiji SEGAWA => the first Kikunojo SEGAWA

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the second)
He was the adopted son of the first, and his another name was Roko OJI.

He was the adopted son of the first, and his real father was Hanroku SHIMIZU, a wealthy farmer. Common name: Roko OJI, 1741 - 1773.

Gonjiro SEGAWA => the second Kichiji SEGAWA => the second Kikunojo SEGAWA.

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the third)
He was the adopted son of the second, and his real father was Shichijuro ICHIYAMA, the founder of Ichimura-ryu buyo (dance).
Common name: Roko SENJO, 1751 - 1810

Shichinosuke ICHIYAMA (Fujiya) => Tomisaburo ICHIYAMA (Fujiya) => Tomisaburo SEGAWA => the third Kikunojo SEGAWA.

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the fourth)
He was the adopted son-in-law of the third. Common name: Roko SARUYA.

The fourth Kikunojo SEGAWA => the fourth Roko SEGAWA.

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the fifth)
Common name: Roko TAMON.

The fifth Kikunojo SEGAWA

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the sixth)
He was the adopted son of the fifth, and his real father was the younger brother of Hanshiro IWAI. He was the actor belonged to Zenshinza.

The sixth Kikunojo SEGAWA

Kikunojo SEGAWA (the seventh)
He is current Kikunojo SEGAWA.
Real name: Minoru SOTOMURA, 1957 -
He became the actor of Zenshinza after having worked as a company employee. He succeeded to the seventh Kikunojo SEGAWA in May 2001.

Kunijiro YAMAMURA (Okamuraya) => the seventh Kikunojo SEGAWA.