Daichi Mao


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Name: Daichi Mao
Kanji: 大地真央
Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired Top Star (1982 - 1985)

Nickname: Mao, Mami, Mayumi
Real Name: Morita Mayumi (森田真裕美) (Her maiden name was Tada (多田))
Height: 166 cm
Birthday: February 5th, 1956
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Sumoto, Hyogo Prefecture
Favorite Food: Melon
Favorite Flower: pink roses
Favorite Colors: White, beige, gray
Hobbies: Watching the ocean
Collections: Things with cats
Special Talent: 
Origin of Stage Name: Officially "Standing on solid ground, and progressing straight forward". Unofficially a pun on "抱いちまおう". Made it up with her sister.
Favorite Role:
Would Like to Try Playing:

Debut: 1973 (59th Class) Ephemeral Flowers
Troupe History:
1974 - 1985 Moon Troupe


1985: A Tale of Two Cities / Heat Wave, Sydney Carton
1984-85: Guys and Dolls, Sky Masterson
1984: I Am What I Am (Parco/Chunichi)
1984: A Narrow Road of Daphne / The Revue II, Hannosuke
1984: I Am What I Am (Bow Hall)
1983-84: Soaring Arabian Nights / Heart Jack, Kamararzaman/Abriza
1983: Nanban Hanasarasa / Moonlight Romance (national tour), Michel
1983: Spring Dance / Moonlight Romance, Michel
1983: My Miracle (Bow Hall)
1982-83: Limitless Love / Passionate Barcelona, Sasuke / Francisco (top star debut)
1982: Ciboulette (Bow Hall), Antonin
1982: The Viking of Capri / The Big Apple (National Tour), Guiscard Hauteville
1982: Drops From the Wearying Mountain / Joli Chapeau, Ootsu no Miko
1981-82: Dean (Bow Hall / Parco), James Dean (lead role)
1981: Tenmei Era Fantasy (Bow Hall), Mizubune Hayato (lead role)
1981: The Viking of Capri / The Big Apple, Guiscard Hauteville
1981: Jumping! / The New Tale of Genji (Tokyo), Genji
1981: Jumping! / The New Tale of Genji, Koremitsu / Yugiri
1980: Love and Seagulls and a Six-mon Coin / Fascinating Prelude (Chunichi), Sanada Daisuke
1980: Black Daffodil of Srinagar / Classical Menu, Dilip
1980: One More Dream (Bow Hall), Marion (lead role)
1980: Angelique / Masked Ball, Philippe du Plessis de Belliere
1979: Valencian Passion / La Belle Takarazuka, Rodrigo
1979: Love and Seagulls and a Six-mon Coin (Bow Hall), Sanada Daisuke
1979: The Chronicles of Shunshuu / La Belle Takarazuka, Takakura Magistrate Soukou
1979: Romeo and Juliet (Bow Hall), Romeo (lead role)
1979: Japanese Love Poem / Caribbean Sun, Henry
1978: The Takarazuka (South American Tour)
1978: Prince Hayabusawake's Rebellion / Love Message, Yasuma
1978: Marius (Bow), Marius (lead role)
1978: Festival Fantasy / My Lucky Chance, Mannequin
1977-78: My Beloved Marianne / Boy Meets Girl, Francois
1977: Gone With the Wind
1976: Paper Love Song / Valencian Passion
1976: The Rose of Versailles III, Child Nobleman / Crown Prince Louis Charles
1976: Spark & Spark / Puss In Boots
1975-76: My Love Is My Life (The Red and The Black) / Image
1975: Spring Takarazuka Dance / L'amour a Paris
1975: Spring Nightingale Song / Loving You
1974: The Star / The Rose of Versailles
1974: Shuusenshou / Rose of Versailles
1974: Oiran and Her Son / Inspiration
1973: Autumn Takarazuka Dance / If
1973: New Ephemeral Flowers / La La Fantastique (Flower)

Shinjin Koen Roles::

1979: The Chronicles of Shunshuu, Jirou Nobuchika (lead role)
1978: My Lucky Chance, Mister Lucky 1
1977-78: My Beloved Marianne, Cleante / Alfred (lead role)
1977: Gone With the Wind, Scarlett O'Hara (musumeyaku lead)
1976: Valencian Passion, Rodrigo
1976: Puss In Boots, Black Cat Jack (lead role)
1976: The Rose of Versailles III, Fersen (lead role) (special Performance)
1975-76: My Love Is My Life (The Red and The Black), Fouqué
1975: L'amour a Paris
1975: Spring Nightingale Song
1974: The Rose of Versailles (Tokyo), Child Nobleman
1974: The Rose of Versailles (Grand Theater), Child Nobleman
1973: Autumn Takarazuka Dance / If... -Goodbye, Koshiro Miyako- (Moon)

Concerts / Dinner Shows

1985: Dinner Show "Splendid Adieu Takarazuka"
1985: '85 TMP Music Festival - Welcome to Broadway
1984: Dinner Show "MAO/Beside You"
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-
1983: Dinner Show


Daichi Mao Official Site

  • Her nickname was "the Japanese James Dean" (American actor).
  • Studied Japanese dance from the age of 4.
  • Youngest out of three sisters.
  • In 1990, married fellow actor Ken Matsudaira (they starred in "Gone with the Wind"). They divorced in 2004.
  • In 2007, remarried with interior designer Morita Yasumichi, 12 years her junior. They had two weddings, in France and in Japan.

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