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Ichikawa Ennosuke IV bows in front of media after being released on bail in July.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke IV given suspended three-year prison term
The 47-year-old, whose real name is Takahiko Kinoshi, had been on trial over his role in a family suicide pact.
Ichikawa Ennosuke IV bows in front of media after being released on bail set at ¥5 million in July.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2023
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke pleads guilty to assisting parents' suicides
“The feelings of regret, remorse and gratitude (to my supporters) are something I will carry for the rest of my life,” Ennosuke said.
Ichikawa Eno and his son Ichikawa Chusha, the actor now known as Teruyuki Kagawa, attend a news conference in Tokyo in 2011.
CULTURE / Stage
Sep 16, 2023
Ichikawa Eno, founder of 'Super Kabuki,' dies at 83
Ichikawa Eno, who combined Kabuki traditional elements with modern theater technology, has died of arrhythmia in Tokyo. He was 83.
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke IV bows in front of media after being released on bail set at ¥5 million.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 1, 2023
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke IV released on ¥5 million bail
Suspected of helping his parents commit suicide, Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke IV was released on Monday, with bail set at ¥5 million.
A car carrying Ichikawa Ennosuke IV leaves a police station in Tokyo
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 28, 2023
Kabuki actor Ennosuke indicted over assisting in parents' suicide
Investigative sources believe that Ennosuke, who was found collapsed alongside his parents at their home in Tokyo on May 18, also intended to take his own life.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2023
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke charged again over suspected family suicide pact
Ennosuke is alleged to have helped his father take his own life in mid-May, police said, following an earlier arrest on suspicion of aiding in his mother"s suicide in the same incident.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
Family suicide likely to have been proposed by Ichikawa Ennosuke
Before discussing the suicide, Ennosuke is believed to have learned on May 17 that a harassment scandal involving him would be reported by a weekly magazine.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 28, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke IV said he ground sleeping pills into powder, sources say
The kabuki actor was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of aiding his mother"s suicide last month by giving her sleeping pills.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke arrested over assistance in mother’s suicide
He had previously told the police that his parents had taken sleeping pills and that they had discussed dying together.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke claims he and his parents agreed to die together
An autopsy has found the parents, who were confirmed dead Thursday, allegedly died due to an overdose of psychotropic drugs.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2023
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke found collapsed after suspected suicide attempt
Ennosuke’s parents were also found collapsed and both were later confirmed dead. The incident came the same day a report alleged Ennosuke harassed staff at his theater collective.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2023
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke IV and parents found collapsed at home
Future performances remain in doubt as the high-profile star may have attempted suicide and both parents have been confirmed dead.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Stage
May 3, 2023
Kabuki kids: The children of Japan's traditional theater
The son of a renowned actress and grandson of a famed kabuki actor, 10-year-old Maholo Terajima has made history as the first recognized dual national to make his debut in the art form.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Nov 1, 2022
Kabuki actor Ebizo assumes distinguished stage name Danjuro
The name Ichikawa Danjuro, succeeded by the 44-year-old, is the stage name established in the latter part of the 17th century and taken on by kabuki actors of the Ichikawa family.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Oct 25, 2022
Veteran Kabuki actor Matsumoto Hakuo among six top cultural award recipients
The Order of Culture award will be presented to the recipients at the Imperial Palace on Nov. 3, the country's Culture Day.
Japan Times
Cartoons / ZERO GRAVITY
Oct 1, 2022
Roger Dahl on the benefits of kabuki translations
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Actor Teruyuki Kagawa apologizes after report alleges he groped hostess
The report also said the kabuki performer took off the hostess' bra and passed it around to colleagues in an incident in 2019.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
May 31, 2022
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo to assume esteemed family stage name of Danjuro
The stage name was established in the latter part of the 17th century, and is considered the most prestigious of the Kabuki stage names.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Stage
Dec 1, 2021
Kabuki actor and national treasure Nakamura Kichiemon dies at 77
A native of Tokyo, the actor became a member of the Japan Art Academy in 2002 and was recognized as a Person of Cultural Merit in 2017.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Stage
May 27, 2021
Kabuki actor Kataoka Hidetaro, living national treasure, dies at 79
Hidetaro, who died at his home in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, on Sunday, was born as the second son of the famous kabuki actor Kataoka Nizaemon XIII.

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