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Tsurugi Miyuki


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Picture Credit: Kageki 1990,June | Great Expectations / The Modern programm


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Name: Tsurugi Miyuki
Kanji: 剣 幸
Real Name: Akada Akemi
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired Top Star (1985 - 1990)

Nickname: Utako
Real Name: 赤田明美 (Akada Akemi)
Height: 164 cm
Birthday: 3/2/1954
Blood Type:
Hometown: Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture
Favorite Food: Fruit
Favorite Flower: Bubaria, small white flowers
Favorite Colors: White, black, blue, gray
Hobbies:
Collections:
Special Talent: Dancing
Origin of Stage Name: Tsurugi is from Tsurugi-dake, a mountain in Toyama Prefecture
Favorite Role:
Would Like to Try Playing:

Debut: 1974 (60th Class) Yu the Beautiful
Troupe History:
1975 - 1990 Moon Troupe

Roles

1990: The Kawagiri Bridge / Love Potion, Koujirou
1990: Angel's Smile, Devil's Tears / Red Hot Love (National Tour), Faust / Raphael
1990: Great Expectations / The Modern, Pip
1990: Angel's Smile, Devil's Tears / Red Hot Love (National Tour), Faust / Raphael
1989: Angel's Smile, Devil's Tears / Red Hot Love, Faust / Raphael
1989: Chante, Chante, Chante (Bow Hall - Special Guest)
1989: Waterfront Lullaby (Bow), RYO
1989: The New Tale of Genji / The Dreamer, Hikaru Genji
1989: Lovers' Suicide (Bow), Kameya Chuubei
1988-89: Love and a Foghorn and a Silver Watch / Rainbow Shower, Mizuno Ginjirou
1988: Me and My Girl (Chunichi), Bill
1988: Red Flower of Tahiti / Viva! Shiva!, John McReady
1987-88: Me and My Girl, Bill, Jacqueline (Alternate Cast)
1987: Sword Flash! (Bow Hall / Aoyama Theater / Chuunichi Theater)
1987: Me and My Girl, Bill
1986-87: Paris, That's a Sad Sonata / La Nostalgie, Jeff Costello
1986: Fans of Many Flowers / Sorrow, Roy Cronin
1985-86: The Legend of the Pulsing Flower / The Swing, Jean Mario Valentine (first show as top star)
1985: A Tale of Two Cities / Heat Wave, Charles Darnay
1984-85: South Pacific (Bow Hall), Emile (lead role)
1984-85: Guys and Dolls, Nathan Detroit
1984: A Narrow Road of Daphne / The Revue II, Hori Gounosuke
1984: Night Fog at Montparnasse (Bow Hall), Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (lead role)
1983-84: Soaring Arabian Nights / Heart Jack, Surrel
1983: Love and Spears and a Box of a Thousand Ryou (Bow Hall), Ginjiro (lead role)
1983: Spring Dance / Moonlight Romance, Robert
1983: Eternal Tale (U-Port Hall)
1982-83: Limitless Love / Passionate Barcelona, Ritarou / Raphael
1982: Ciboulette (Bow Hall), Olivier Metra
1982: Drops From the Wearying Mountain / Joli Chapeau, Kawashima no Miko
1982: The Viking of Capri / The Big Apple (National Tour)
1982: Eternal Tale (Bow Hall), Yoshioka Toshio
1981-82: Dean (Bow Hall / Parco), Ben
1981: Tenmei Era Fantasy (Bow Hall), Saitou Juurobee
1981: The Viking of Capri / The Big Apple, Lupo
1981: Jumping! / The New Tale of Genji (Tokyo Special Cast), Koremitsu / Yugiri
1981: Jumping! / The New Tale of Genji, Commander of the Right / Kashiwagi
1980: Love and Seagulls and a Six-mon Coin / Fascinating Prelude (Chunichi)
1980: Black Daffodil of Srinagar / Classical Menu, Dalah
1980: One More Dream (Bow Hall)
1980: Angelique / Masked Ball, Nicholas as a child
1979: Valencian Passion / La Belle Takarazuka
1979: Love and Seagulls and a Six-mon Coin (Bow Hall), Gonroku
1979: The Chronicles of Shunshuu / La Belle Takarazuka
1979: Japanese Love Poem / Caribbean Sun
1978: Prince Hayabusawake's Rebellion / Love Message, Yasuma
1978: Marius (Bow), Brun
1978: Festival Fantasy / My Lucky Chance
1977-78: My Beloved Marianne / Boy Meets Girl
1977: Gone With the Wind
1976: Spark & Spark / Puss In Boots
1976: Paper Making Love Song / Valencian Passion
1976: The Rose of Versailles III
1975-76: The Red and The Black -Love is My Life- / Image

Shinjin Koen Roles

1982: Drops From the Wearying Mountain, Emperor Tenmu (lead role)
1981: The Viking of Capri, Robert Hauteville (lead role)
1980: Black Daffodil of Srinagar, Rahim/Chandra (lead role)
1980: Angelique, Jeoffrey Comte de Peyrac (lead role)
1979: Valencian Passion, Ramon
1979: The Chronicles of Shunshuu
1979: Caribbean Sun, Jeff (lead role)
1978: Prince Hayabusawake's Rebellion, Prince Hayabusawake (lead role)
1978: My Lucky Chance, Monologue Man / Les Girls / Rock Singer
1977-78: My Beloved Marianne, Valere
1977: Gone With the Wind, Ashley Wilkes
1976: Puss In Boots, Michel
1976: Valencian Passion
1976: The Rose of Versailles III, child nobleman (special cast)
1975-76: The Red and The Black -Love is My Life-

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

2013: Dream, a Dream: Takarazuka WAY TO 100th ANNIVERSARY FINAL
2010: Terada Takio Memorial Concert
2009: The Road to 100 Years - Kageki 1000th Issue Commemoration Special
2004: TCA Special OG Version - Golden Memories
1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater
1990: Thank You for the Love and Dreams
1990: '90 TMP Music Festival - Sound In Big City
1989: Love to You
1989: '89 TMP Music Festival - That's Movie! II
1988: '88 TMP Music Festival - Eternal Pops
1987: '87 TMP Music Festival - La Chanson
1987: Holiday of Love
1986: '86 TMP Music Festival - That's Movie!
1985: '85 TMP Music Festival - Welcome to Broadway
1985: Step by Step
1984: '84 TMP Music Festival - Singing 70 Years of Takarazuka
1983: 25th Mirror Ball -Kayama Yuuzou and Takarasienne Joint Fantasy-
1983: 24th Mirror Ball -TMP Music Festival-

After Retirement

2019: Elisabeth (2019), Sophie (triple-cast with Suzukaze Mayo and Kouju Tatsuki)
2019: Yū 35, A New World (Todoroki Yuu Dinner Show) - Special Guest
2016: Broadway Musical Live Concept Version vol.1 (with Yuumi Hiro and Juri Sakiho)
2015: Super Gift! From Takarazuka Stars OG Performance (with Mori Keaki, Anju Mira, Kodama Ai, Shizuki Asato, Morina Miharu, Kozuki Wataru, Hoshina Yuri and Ayano Kanami )
2015: Elisabeth (2015), Sophie (double-cast with Kouju Tatsuki)

Other

  • Member of the eleventh group of Bambies (1974-75).
  • Received her stage name from a teacher she respected. She said, "I'd like to be stern and forbidding like a Turugidake's peak", and so became Tsurugi Miyuki.
  • Her most important show, Me and My Girl, was so popular that it actually ran for a year! (Twice in the Daigekijou, twice in Tokyo.)
  • Entered Takarazuka because she wanted to be a professional dancer; she knew almost nothing about Takarazuka itself when she took the exam. However, she graduated the 13th in her class.
  • Continues to act prolifically on stage (work includes "Calamity Jane", "Saiyuuki", "The Spider's Web", "Merchant of Venice", "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", "The Goodbye Girl", "King Lear", "Snoopy!", "Hamlet", "Showtune", "Funny Girl" and "Hello, Dolly!") with occasional TV and movie work.
  • Released three CD singles: 「ラストダンスは私に」 and 「流星の丘」 in 1992, 「今、あなたへの歌/アメリカンドリームをこの手に」 in 1997.
  • Wrote the memoir 「メリーゴーランドのように」 in 1992.

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