Yashiro Kou



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Picture Credit: Otome'92 (mitsuesan) / Mahoroba / A Magician's Misfortunes programme

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Name: Yashiro Kou
Kanji: 矢代 鴻
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku → Musumeyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Shibi
Height: 162cm
Birthday: December 1
Blood Type:
Hometown: Osaka
Favorite Food: Sushi, crab
Favorite Flower: Peony, margaret, chrysantemum
Favorite Colors: Black, blue-gray, white
Hobbies: Painting
Collections: CDs
Special Talent: Singing
Origin of Stage Name: thought of it by herself
Favorite Role: Belle Watling from Gone with the Wind, Gladys from Pal Joey
Would Like to Try Playing:

Debut: 1968 (54th Class) My Idol
Troupe History:
1980 - 2008 Senka (vocal)
1969 - 1980 Snow Troupe


2007-08: A-"R"ex (Moon - Drama City), Olympias
2007: Mahoroba / A Magician's Misfortunes (Moon), Newspaper Reporter / Aldeheid
2007: Tuxedo Jazz (Flower)
2006: Lucifer's Tears / Tarantella! (Snow), singer in various acts of Tarantella
2006: Rose of Versailles: Oscar (Snow - National Tour), Madame de Jarjeyes
2006: Rose of Versailles: Oscar (Snow), Madame de Jarjeyes
2005: Marrakech: A Crimson Tombstone / Enter the Revue (Flower), Sonia
2004: Romantica Takarazuka '04 (Star)
2004: Romantica Takarazuka '04 (Star - Hakataza)
2004: Boxman (Cosmos - Nippon Seinenkan / Drama City), Teresa
2003: In the Amber-Hued Rain / Cocktail (Flower - National Tour), Eva
2003: Eternal Prayer (Star - Drama City), Madame Royale
2002: In the Amber-Hued Rain / Cocktail (Flower), Eva
2002: Babylon (Star)
2001-02: Canary (Flower - Drama City / Theatre Ginza), Pasha
2001: Arch of Triumph / Passage (Snow - Hakataza), Francoise
2001: Practical Joke (Moon - Drama City / Akasaka ACT), Mama Rosa
2000: Department Store / Arch of Triumph (Snow), Teddie / Francoise
2000: Profile of a Saint (Star - Bow Hall), Aura
1999: The Wind of Buenos Aires (Moon - Kobe International / Nippon Seinenkan), Flora
1998: The Wind of Buenos Aires (Moon - Drama City), Flora
1998: Frozen Tomorrow ~Bonnie & Clyde~ (Snow - Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Mrs. Parker
1998: Angels at Dawn -The Sorrow of Bullets- (Star - Bow Hall), Jean Hammond
1997: Angels at Dawn (Star - Bow Hall), Jean Hammond
1996: Yellow Handkerchiefs (Star - Bow Hall), Charlie-Sue
1994: Gone with the Wind (Snow), Mrs. Elsing
1993: Heaven and Hell / Take Off (Snow), Marchioness Belgiojoso
1991: Rose of Versailles: Oscar (Moon), Madame de Jarjeyes
1991: Pal Joey (Star - Bow Hall), Gladys Bumps
1989: Rose of Versailles -Andre and Oscar- (Snow), Lady Linbarl
1989: War and Peace (Star - Chunichi Theater), Hélène Bezukhova
1988: War and Peace (Star), Hélène Bezukhova
1986: Revue Symphony (Star), Anna Held
1985: Sorrowful Cordoba / Lumiere (Star), Lisa
1982-83: Limitless Love / Passionate Barcelona (Moon), Rosita
1982: Javanese Dancer (Snow), Titin
1981: The Samurai's Poem in the Rumbling of the Sea / Crescendo! (Star), Isabella Fajardo
1981: My Friend, Weep Your Hot Tears on My Breast / First Love (Flower), Elza
1980: My Friend, Weep Your Hot Tears on My Breast / The Spirit (Flower), Elza
1980: Crazy Breath of Air (Snow - Bow Hall)
1980: For the Sake of Distant You, Merina
1979: The One Who Disappeared into the Morning Mist / Ol'man River, Fujio
1979: The Spring Breeze's Invitation / Hello! Holiday, Isabella
1978: Johnny On the Hill / Sensation!, Odessa
1978: Gone With the Wind, Mrs. Whiting
1977: Love Blooms Out on the Murasakino / The Revue
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring / Manhattan Rag
1976: Man of Starlight / Non, Non, Non, Ichiya
1976: Poem of the White Heron / Monsieur Papillon
1976: The Rose of Versailles -Andre & Oscar- (Tokyo)
1975-76: The Takarazuka: Fantasy Takarazuka / Beat on Takarazuka (European Tour)
1975: Burning in Firenze / Bon Balance, Maddalena
1975: Burning in Firenze / The Star -Goodbye Maho Shibuki-, Maddalena
1974: Scarlet Camellia, Blooming in the Snow / Funky Jump
1974: Bamboo / Romance Romantique (National Tour)
1974: Young Lion, Shake Your Mane / Inspiration
1974: Bridegroom Contest / Romance Romantique
1974: Bamboo / The Love Robbers (Shinjuku Koma)
1973: Growing Up / The Love Robbers
1973: Bamboo / Cante Grande
1972: Melody of Falling Leaves / Nova Bossa Nova
1969: Noto Love Song / Love Parade
1969: 7 -Seven- / The Badger's Palace (Shinjuku Koma / Fukuoka Sports Center) (Star/Moon)
1969: Silk Road (Star)
1968: Princess Sen / 7 -Seven- (Snow)

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1977: Love Blooms Out on the Murasakino, Empress Saimei
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring
1976: Man of Starlight
1976: Monsieur Papillon
1975-76: The Rose of Versailles -Andre & Oscar-
1975: Burning in Firenze (Tokyo)
1975: Burning in Firenze (Grand Theater)
1974: Young Lion, Shake Your Mane
1973: Growing Up
1973: Cante Grande
1972: Melody of Falling Leaves
1972: Town of Shooting Stars
1971-72: Three Little Musketeers of Edo

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

2007: Senka Encourage Concert
2007: Pure, Proper, Beautiful
2002: Senka Encourage Concert
1987: '87 TMP Music Festival - La Chanson
1986: '86 TMP Music Festival - That's Movie!
1985: '85 TMP Music Festival - Welcome to Broadway
1984: '84 TMP Music Festival - Singing 70 Years of Takarazuka
1983: 24th Mirror Ball -TMP Music Festival-

After Retirement

2008: ISOLABELLA Salon Concert
2008: Yashiro Kou Salon Concert
2008: At Home Concert
2008: Yashiro Kou Christmas Concert
2010: Yashiro Kou Salon Concert
2011: Yashiro Kou Salon Concert


  • Until 1972 she was an otokoyaku. She decided to change due to the injuries in her knees.
  • Her nickname, Shibi, comes from tomoshibi ("fire", "sparkle"). In TMS she fell ill and had a red rash which looked like sparkles.