Akashi Teruko


Akashi Teruko 1953

Picture Credit: The Himeyuri Monument (1953)

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Name: Akashi Teruko
Kanji: 明石 照子
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Teerii
Real Name: Matsumi Takako (松見孝子)
Height: 162 cm
Birthday: Feb. 25th
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Hometown: Kobe
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Class: 1946 (31st Class, B Group)
Debut: Kiku Senkyou (Chrysanthemum Enchanted Land)
Troupe History:
1962 - 1962 Senka (Vocal)
1950 - 1962 Snow Troupe
1945 - 1950 Flower Troupe


1962: Made in Japan
1962: South Japan / Wonderful Holiday, Max
1962: South Japan / Carmen on the Caribbean (Snow), Jose
1961: South Japan / Disappearing Into the Desert (Snow), Angelic Levi
1961: Bungamurati / Like a Beautiful Flower, Mitchell
1961: Lingering Snow / Splendor of a Thousand Beats
1961: Misty Genji / Splendor of a Thousand Beats (Star)
1960: The New Tale of the Taketori / Carmen Caribbean (Snow), Jose
1960: Spring Dance / Cheap Love, Pierre
1960: Folding Fan / Ice on Fire (Snow)
1960: Yuki-hime / Oui Oui Paris (Moon), Yosaku
1960: Sanbun Amore, Pierre
1959: Ashikari / Love (Star), Vittorio
1959: Invitation to the Alps (Flower), Charles
1959: Chanson d’Amour/Yodogimi, Hideyori Toyotomi (lead role)
1959: Flower Rice Planting / Lovely Romance (Snow), Dick
1958: Love Letter Taiheiki / Calendar Girls (Flower, Moon&Snow)
1958: Autumn Dance -Melodies of Japan- / Don't Play With Love (Snow), Robert
1958: Whale / Flower Feast, Fujimaru / Hanawaka
1958: The Sixth Planet / Coming Back to White Nights (Snow)
1958: Tanuki Goten (Flower), Keshinosuke
1957: Flower Figures of Takarazuka Dance / Year-End Party at the Raccoon Court (all troupes)
1957: Autumn Dance (Moon)
1957: Bouquet de Paris (Star)
1957: Takarazuka Odori Emaki / Merry Widow (Flower), Danilo (lead role)
1956: Angel and Villain (Flower)
1956: Dr. Perrault's Gift / Urashima Disorder / Woman of the Night Mists
1956: Green Heidelberg / The Kappa Princess
1956: Snow and Roses / The Tower of Otena, Narrator / Kogenta (lead role)
1955: Izumo no Okuni / Bonjour Paris
1955: Blue Hawaii / The Four Flower Tales
1955: First Hawaii Tour
1955: Japanese Festivals and Folk Songs / Spider / Foster's Tale
1954: Love Parade
1954: The Japan We Love / Hurrah for All Human Beings (Imperial Theater), Clock / Ravira
1954: The Spider / Spring Dance (A Tale of Takarazuka)
1954: The Subscription List / Hurrah for All Human Beings
1953: The Hunting Horn of Aragon / Three Ballads / My Love
1953: Paris Sings Night and Day / The Himeyuri Monument -Tragedy of Okinawan Girls- (Imperial Theater), Hirakawa Toshiaki
1953: Son of Madame Butterfly (Imperial Theater / Nagoya), Joey
1953: Son of Madame Butterfly
1952: Javanese Dancer (Nagoya), Ali Adinan
1952: Chanson d'Amour
1951: Scheherazade / Floral Diary
1951: The Happy Prince / Under the Southern Cross, Prince / Jim
1951: Four Fantasias / Elegy of a White Flower (Nagoya), Major Carter
1950: Young Heidelberg / Swing Rhapsody (Nagoya), Klaus
1947: Puppet Ship / The Tale of Ali Baba (Moon)

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

1984: '84 TMP Music Festival - Singing 70 Years of Takarazuka


  • On National Arts Festival in 1963 Akashi Teruko received a special award for performing in Islands on Fire.
  • Retired from Takarazuka to get married.
  • When she retired in 1963, she was the first star to receive a "Sayonara Show."
  • In 1971, she appeared in the movie "Onna no Hanamichi."
  • Passed away in 1985. She was 56 years old.

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