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Name: Ban Akira
Kanji: 萬 あきら
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Kei, Bankei
Height: 164 cm
Birthday: Dec. 21st
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture
Favorite Food: Shabu-shabu, okonomiyaki
Favorite Flower: White flowers
Favorite Colors: White, black, earth-color
Hobbies: Traveling abroad
Collections: CDs, DVDs
Special Talent: Dance
Origin of Stage Name:
Favorite Role: General Kutuzov from War and Peace; Gigolo from Grand Hotel; Umezawa Sandayuu from Murasakiko; Dr. Meade from Gone With the Wind; Nicholas Ray from Dean; etc.
Would Like to Try Playing: Something which doesn't fit the pattern of what she's played before.

Debut: 1970 (56th Class) Takarazuka Expo '70: Flower of Takarazuka / Hello! Takarazuka
Troupe History:
1990 - 2010 Senka
1979 - 1990 Star Troupe
1971 - 1979 Snow Troupe


2009-10: Casablanca (Cosmos), Sam
2009: The Legend of Ōeyama / Apasionado!! II (Cosmos - Hakataza), Sennen Sugi
2009: Oguri! (Flower - Bow Hall), Yokoyama / Great King Yama
2009: The Two Noble Kinsmen (Moon - Bow Hall), Theseus
2008-09: Floating Bridge of Dreams / Apasionado!!, Hikaru Genji
2008: Side Story: The Rose of Versailles -Girodel- / Miroirs, General Jarjayes
2008: The Red and the Black, Marquis de la Mole
2007-08: A-"R"ex, Philip II
2007: Mahoroba
2007: Never Sleep (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Jimmy Walker
2007: None None Sugar! (Bow Hall), King Beat
2006: Lucifer's Tears / Tarantella!, Duke Robert de Leblanc
2006: Fete Imperial (Bow Hall), Claude Blancmel
2005-06: Palermo Shines in the Setting Sun / Asian Winds!, Duke Mario Francesco di Donbouille
2005: Marrakech / Enter the Revue, Croque
2004: Hand Drum of Heaven, Izu Iori
2004: Hana no Isogi, Kiyowara no Natsuno
2003: Singin' in the Rain, Roscoe Dexter
2002-03: Miracle of the Holy Star (Drama City / Akasaka ACT), Claus
2002: Legend of the Phoenix -Calaf & Turandot- / The Showstopper, Emperor of China
2002: Complete Devotion (Drama City), Harumatsu Kengyou
2001: Arch of Triumph / Passage (Hakataza), Schneider
2001: In Search of El Dorado / Passage, Yoshida Touyou
2000: Singing in the Moonlight, Fan Meiling
2000: Extreme Embarrassment, Zeami
2000: Profile of a Saint, Julio
1999: The Blue Skies of Provence, Alexandre
1998: Wuthering Heights, Sam Green
1998: Dean, Nicholas Ray
1997-98: Pale Dawn (Bow & Nippon Seinenkan), Okayasu Kihee
1997: Natasha of the Rainbow / La Jeunesse! (Chunichi), Kuretake Kimiya
1996: Natasha of the Rainbow / La Jeunesse!, Kuretake Kimiya
1995: Champion! (Bow/Nippon Seinenkan), Alonso Garcia
1994: Gone with the Wind, Dr. Meade
1993: Grand Hotel / Broadway Boys, The Gigolo
1992-93: Chuushingura, Onodera Junai
1991-92: Dean, Nicholas Ray
1992: Bonjour Shakespeare! (Bow Hall), Preface Actor
1991: Rose of Versailles: Oscar, General Bouillé
1990: Mayflower / Takarazuka Revue '90, Dudley Higgens
1989-90: Sicilian Wind (Bow / Yupoto), Don Lucio
1989-90: The Rose of Versailles -Fersen and Marie-Antoinette-, General Jarjayes
1989: Chante, Chante, Chante (Bow Hall)
1989: Spring Dance / Diga Diga Doo, Red Mode
1989: War and Peace (Chunichi), General Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov
1988: War and Peace, General Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov
1988: Magnificent Fantasia / Takarazuka Folies (National Tour)
1988: Fiery Bolero / Too Hot!, Earl Dolores
1988: Magnificent Fantasia / Takarazuka Folies (National Tour)
1987: Yukariko / Jubilee Time!, Umezawa Sandayuu
1987: Portraits of Parting, William Lombard, Karsten
1986: Magnificent Fantasia / Boogie Woogie Folies, Don Fernando
1986: Revue Symphony, Andy Roman
1986: Flowers Strewn on the Western Sea / The Revue III (Chunichi), Taira no Tomomori
1985: Flowers Strewn on the Western Sea / The Revue III, Ogata Koreyoshi (Grand Theater), Taira no Tomomori (Tokyo)
1985: The Youth of Karl Heinrich (Bow Hall), Count Detlev von Asterberg / Archduke Otto
1985: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Love Express (National Tour)
1985: Sorrowful Cordoba / Lumiere, Count Sebastian
1984: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Love Express, Juchi
1984: Carousel (Bow Hall), Starkeeper
1984: Prayer Mandala / Plus One, Father Cat / Arlecchino
1984: Rhapsody in Blue (Bow Hall), Oscar Hamilton
1983: The Man From Algiers / The Storm (Tokyo), Andre
1983: Sing, Sing, Sing! '83 (Bow Hall)
1983: The Window of Orpheus
1983: Spring, When the Magnolias Bloom / Love Connection, Daisen Yasaburou
1982: Aegean Sea Blues / The Storm, Raymond
1982: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / Fascination
1982: The Adventures of Papii from the Planet Mir / Fascination, Pierre
1981: The Samurai's Poem in the Rumbling of the Sea / Crescendo!, dancer
1981: Beautiful, Secret Seasons / New Fancy Game (National Tour)
1981: Sing, Sing, Sing! (Bow Hall)
1981: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / La Vie en Rose
1980: Beautiful, Secret Seasons / New Fancy Game
1980: Hometown Flower Scrolls / Rose Fantasia (National Tour)
1980: My Song Resounds! -Beautiful, Secret Seasons- / Fancy Game
1980: I Love Music (Bow Hall)
1980: Adventurers in Love / Festa Festa
1980: The Star Antares / Rose Fantasia (Chunichi)
1980: The Star Antares / Rose Fantasia
1979: Lovers' Suicide (Bow Hall)
1979: The Star Antares / Rose Panic, Jean
1979: The Spring Breeze's Invitation / Hello! Holiday, Gerard
1978: Johnny On the Hill / Sensation!, Matt
1978: Gone With the Wind, northern lieutenant general
1977: Akanesasu Murasaki no Hana / The Revue, Saeki no Murajikomaro
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring / Manhattan Rag
1976: Man of Starlight / Non, Non, Non, Saitou Hajime
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
1975: Burning in Firenze / The Star -Goodbye Maho Shibuki-
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
1973: Spring Again / Sunrise Again (Fukuoka Sports Center)
1973: Falling Cherry Blossoms / Rhapsody in Love
1973: Chinese Milk Vetch / Rhapsody in Love
1972: Ochiba's Investigation / Nova Bossa Nova
1972: Kagura / The Flower (Snow/Star)
1972: Town of Shooting Stars / June Bride
1972: Kagura / The Flower
1971-72: The Three Little Musketeers of Edo / Sunrise Again
1971: The Youth of Peter I / Nova Bossa Nova
1971: The Youth of Peter I / Joy!
1970: Gypsy Lord / Lovers (Star)
1970: Takarazuka Expo '70: Flower of Takarazuka / Hello! Takarazuka (Moon)

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1977: Akanesasu Murasaki no Hana, Kanemaru
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring
1976: Man of Starlight, Yamanami Keisuke / Katsura Kogorou
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: The Flower (Snow/Star)
1972: Town of Shooting Stars

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

2009: My Life (Dinner Show)
2007: Senka Encourage Concert
2007: Pure, Proper, Beautiful
2004: 45th Takarazuka Buyoukai
2002: Senka Encourage Concert
1999: ÂGE MÛR (Salon Concert)
1997: Third Akiko Kanda Lesson Recital
1993: Gone with the Wind Eve of Festivities

After Takarazuka

2012: Kobe wa Bataki no Saka (with Ayano Kanami)
2011: 『風雅の旅』
2010: Ban Akira Talk and Live
2010: 『逸翁コンサート -帰ってきたタカラジェンヌ-』 (Concert)
2010: 『伯爵夫人の相続人』(Repeated in 2011)


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