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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

Roles

2009-10: Casablanca (Cosmos 2009-10), Sam
2009: ((The Legend of Oeyama / Apasionado!! II (Cosmos 2009) 00 (Hakataza), Sennen Sugi
2009: Oguri! (Flower 2009) (Bow Hall), Yokoyama / Great King Yama
2009: The Two Noble Kinsmen (Moon 2009) (Bow Hall), Theseus
2008-09: Yume no Ukihashi / Apasionado!! (Moon 2008-09), Hikaru Genji
2008: Side Story: The Rose of Versailles -Girodel- / Miroirs (Snow 2008) (National Tour), General Jarjayes
2008: The Red and the Black (Star 2008) (Drama City / Nippon Seinenkan), Marquis de la Mole
2007-08: A-“R”ex (Moon 2007-08) (Drama City / Nippon Seinenkan), Philip II
2007: Mahoroba (Moon 2007)
2007: Never Sleep (Cosmos 2007) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Jimmy Walker
2007: None None Sugar! (Snow 2007) (Bow Hall), King Beat
2006: Lucifer's Tears / Tarantella! (Snow 2006), Duke Robert de Leblanc
2006: Fete Imperial (Star 2006) (Bow Hall), Claude Blancmel
2005-06: Palermo Shines in the Setting Sun / Asian Winds! (Flower, 2005-06), Duke Mario Francesco di Donbouille
2005: Marrakech / Enter the Revue (Flower, 2005), Croque
2004: Hand Drum of Heaven (Flower, 2004-05) (Drama City), Izu Iori
2004: Hana no Isogi (Star 2004) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Kiyowara no Natsuno
2003: Singin in the Rain (Star, 2003) (Nissay), Roscoe Dexter
2002-03: Miracle of the Holy Star (Cosmos 2002-03) (Drama City / Akasaka ACT), Claus
2002: Legend of the Phoenix / The Showstopper (Cosmos 2002), Emperor of China
2002: Complete Devotion (Snow 2002) (Drama City), Harumatsu Kengyou
2001: Arch of Triumph / Passage (Snow, 2001) (Hakataza), Schneider
2001: In Search of El Dorado / Passage (Snow, 2001), Yoshida Touyou
2000: Singing in the Moonlight (Snow, 2000) (Drama City / Akasaka ACT), Fan Meiling
2000: Sarani Kuruwaji (Moon 2000) (Nippon Seinenkan / Bow Hall), Zeami
2000: Seija no Yokogao (Star 2000) (Bow Hall), Julio
1999: The Blue Sky of Provence (Moon 1999/2001) (Drama City / Le Theater Ginza), Alexandre
1998: Wuthering Heights (Cosmos 1998) (Nippon Seinenkan / Aichi Annuity Hall), Sam Green
1998: Dean (Star, 1998) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Nicholas Ray
1997-98: Pale Dawn (Flower 1997-98) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Okayasu Kihee
1997: Natasha of the Rainbow / La Jeunesse (Snow 1997) (Chunichi), Kuretake Kimiya
1996: Natasha of the Rainbow / La Jeunesse (Snow 1996), Kuretake Kimiya
1995: Champion! (Flower 1995) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Alonso Garcia
1994: Gone with the Wind (Moon 1994), Dr. Meade
1993: Grand Hotel / Broadway Boys (Moon 1993), The Gigolo
1992-93: Chuushingura (Snow 1992-1993), Onodera Junai
1991-92: Dean (Flower 1991-92) (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Nicholas Ray
1992: Bonjour Shakespeare (Moon 1992) (Bow Hall), Preface Actor
1991: The Rose of Versailles: Oscar (Moon 1991), General Bouillé
1990: Mayflower / Takarazuka Revue '90 (Star 1990), Dudley Higgens
1989-90: Sicilian Wind (Star 1989-90) (Bow Hall / Yupoto), Don Lucio
1989-90: The Rose of Versailles -Fersen and Marie-Antoinette- (Star 1989-90), General Jarjayes
1989: Chante, Chante, Chante (Moon / Star 1989) (Bow Hall)
1989: Spring Dance / Diga Diga Doo (Star 1989), Red Mode
1989: War and Peace (Star 1989) (Chunichi), General Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov
1988: War and Peace (Star 1988), General Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov
1988: Magnificent Fantasia / Takarazuka Folies (Star 1988) (National Tour)
1988: Fiery Bolero / Too Hot! (Star 1988), Earl Dolores
1988: Magnificent Fantasia / Takarazuka Folies (Star 1988) (National Tour)
1987: Yukariko / Jubilee Time! (Star 1987), Umezawa Sandayuu
1987: Portraits of Parting (Star 1987), William Lombard, Karsten
1986: Magnificent Fantasia / Boogie Woogie Folies (Star 1986), Don Fernando
1986: Revue Symphony (Star 1986), Andy Roman
1986: Flowers Strewn on the Western Sea / The Revue III (Star 1986) (Chunichi), Taira no Tomomori
1985: Flowers Strewn on the Western Sea / The Revue III (Star 1985), Ogata Koreyoshi (Grand Theater), Taira no Tomomori (Tokyo)
1985: The Youth of Karl Heinrich (Star 1985) (Bow Hall), Count Detlev von Asterberg / Archduke Otto
1985: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Love Express (Star 1985) (National Tour)
1985: Sorrowful Cordoba / Lumiere (Star 1985), Count Sebastian
1984: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Love Express (Star 1984), Juchi
1984: Carousel (Star 1984) (Bow Hall), Starkeeper
1984: Prayer Mandala / Plus One (Star 1984), Father Cat / Arlecchino
1984: Rhapsody in Blue (Star 1984) (Bow Hall), Oscar Hamilton
1983: The Man From Algiers / The Storm (Star 1983) (Tokyo), Andre
1983: Sing Sing Sing 83 (Star 1983) (Bow Hall)
1983: The Window of Orpheus (Star, 1983)
1983: Spring When the Magnolias Bloom / Love Connection (Star 1983), Daisen Yasaburou
1982: Aegean Sea Blues / The Storm (Star 1982), Raymond
1982: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / Fascination (Star 1982)
1982: The Adventures of the Alien Papii from Mir / Fascination (Star 1982), Pierre
1981: The Samurai's Poem in the Rumbling of the Sea / Crescendo (Star 1981), dancer
1981: Beautiful, Secret Seasons / New Fancy Game (National Tour)
1981: Sing Sing Sing (Star 1981) (Bow Hall)
1981: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / La Vie en Rose (Star 1981)
1980: Beautiful Secret Seasons / New Fancy Game (Star 1980)
1980: Hometown Flower Scrolls / Rose Fantasia (National Tour)
1980: My Song Resounds / Fancy Game (Star 1980)
1980: I Love Music (Mixed 1980) (Bow Hall)
1980: Adventurers in Love / Festa Festa (Star 1980)
1980: The Star Antares / Rose Fantasia (Chunichi)
1980: The Star Antares / Rose Fantasia (Star 1980)
1979: Lovers' Suicide (Star 1979) (Bow Hall)
1979: The Star Antares / Rose Panic (Star 1979), Jean
1979: The Spring Breeze's Invitation / Hello! Holiday (Snow, 1979), Gerard
1978: Johnny On the Hill / Sensation! (Snow 1978), Matt
1978: Gone with the Wind (Snow 1978), northern lieutenant general
1977: Akanesasu Murasakino Hana / The Revue (Snow 1977), Saeki no Murajikomaro
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring / Manhattan Rag (Snow 1977)
1976: Hoshikage no Hito / Non, Non, Non (Snow 1976), Saitou Hajime
1976: Poem of the White Heron / Monsieur Papillon (Snow 1976)
1976: The Rose of Versailles -Andre & Oscar- (Snow 1975-76) (Tokyo)
1975-76: The Takarazuka: Fantasy Takarazuka / Beat on Takarazuka (European Tour)
1975: Burning in Firenze / Bon Balance (Snow 1975)
1975: Burning in Firenze / The Star -Goodbye Maho Shibuki- (Snow 1975)
1974: Scarlet Camellia Blooming in the Snow / Funky Jump (Snow 1974)
1974: Bamboo / Romance Romantique (Star 1974) (National Tour)
1974: Young Lion Shake Your Mane / Inspiration (Snow 1974)
1974: Bridegroom Contest / Romance Romantique (Snow 1974)
1974: Bamboo / The Love Robbers (Snow 1974) (Shinjuku Koma)
1973: Growing Up / The Love Robbers (Snow 1973)
1973: Bamboo / Cante Grande (Snow 1973)
1973: Spring Again / Sunrise Again (Snow 1973) (Fukuoka Sports Center)
1973: Falling Cherry Blossoms / Rhapsody in Love (Snow 1973)
1973: Chinese Milk Vetch / Rhapsody in Love (Snow 1973)
1972: Melody of Falling Leaves / Nova Bossa Nova (Snow 1972)
1972: Kagura / The Flower (Snow/Star 1972) (Snow/Star)
1972: Town of Shooting Stars / June Bride (Snow 1972)
1972: Kagura / The Flower (Snow 1972)
1971-72: The Three Little Musketeers of Edo / Sunrise Again (Snow 1971)
1971: The Youth of Peter I / Nova Bossa Nova (Snow 1971)
1971: The Youth of Peter I / Joy! (Snow 1971)
1970: Gypsy Lord / Lovers (Star 1970) (Star)
1970: Takarazuka Expo '70: Flower of Takarazuka / Hello! Takarazuka (Moon 1970)

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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