Dan Rei


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Picture Credit: Shigure Hill Road in Nagasaki / Soul of Shiva! program

Standard Profile Information

Name: Dan Rei
Kanji: 檀 れい
Current Troupe: Retired
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired Top Star (1999 - 2001, 2003 - 2005)

Nickname: Dan
Real Name: 山崎まゆみ (Yamasaki Mayumi)
Height: 162 cm
Birthday: August 4, 1971
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Kyoto
Favorite Food: Tomatos, peaches, rice, pasta
Favorite Flower:
Favorite Colors: Brown, pale blue, gold, off-white
Hobbies: Reading (unsystematically)
Special Talent:
Origin of Stage Name: From the name of a tree called "mayumi" that's written with the same character as Dan (檀)
Favorite Role: All of them
Would Like to Try Playing:

Debut: 1992 (78th Class) This Boundless Love
Troupe History:
2003 - 2005 Star Troupe (musumeyaku top)
2001 - 2003 Senka
1998 - 2001 Moon Troupe (musumeyaku top)
1997 - 1998 Snow Troupe
1993 - 1997 Moon Troupe


2005: Shigure Hill Road in Nagasaki / Soul of Shiva!, Oshima
2005: A Song For Kingdoms, Amneris (Chuunichi Theater)
2004: Ch'Ang-an: Full of Swirling Flowers / Romantica Takarazuka '04, Yang Kuei-fei
2004: Ch'Ang-an: Full of Swirling Flowers / Romantica Takarazuka '04 (Hakataza), Yang Kuei-fei
2004: A Love Story in 1914 /Takarazuka Splendor, Adele/Countess Mystery
2003: Eternal Prayer (Drama City), Anne
2003: A Song for Kingdoms, Amneris
2003: Butterfly Lovers / Southern Cross Revue III (national tour), Kirine (Star Troupe top musumeyaku debut)
2002: Butterfly Lovers / Southern Cross Revue in China (China), Kirine (musumeyaku lead)
2002: Gone with the Wind (Snow & Flower), Melaine
2001: Ai no Sonata / ESP!!, Sophie (Final show as Moon Troupe top musumeyaku)
2001: Practical Joke (Drama City), Jill
2001: Ima Sumire Hanasaku / Ai no Sonata, Sophie
2000: The Prisoner of Zenda / Jazzmania, Princess Flavia
2000: Luna / Blue Moon Blue, Eileen
1999: Mayerling / Bravo! Takarazuka (National Tour), Marie
1999: Mugenka Emaki / Bravo! Takarazuka (China Tour)
1999: Orpheus in Spiral / Nova Bossa Nova, Adel Valeri / Lucile Valeri and Estrela
1999: Mayerling / Million Dreams (National Tour), Maria Vetsera (Moon Troupe top musumeyaku debut)
1999: House Amid the Thickets / Ravir
1998: Icarus (Bow Hall), Claire
1998: Gone with the Wind (National Tour), Melanie Wilkes
1997-98: Shun'ou Fu / Let's Jazz, Yuugao
1997: Fake Love (Drama City), Simone
1997: El Dorado, Morgiana
1996-97: Decendant of Baron / Grandes Belles Folies
1996: Cesare Borgia / Prestige
1996: Beyond the End (Nippon Seinenkan)
1996: Gin-chan's Love (Nippon Seinenkan), Tamami
1996: The Visitor (Bow Hall)
1996: Can-Can / Nightless Castle in Manhattan, flower girl
1995: Me and My Girl
1995: Beyond the End (Bow Hall)
1995: Hard-Boiled Egg / Exotica!
1994: The Afterglow of Eire / Takarazuka Ole!
1994: Gone with the Wind
1993: Kasenshou / The Door to Here / Million Dreams
1993: Grand Hotel / Broadway Boys, Kage Chorus
1992: Random Harvest / Fancy Touch (Flower - Takarazuka)
1992: Dance Festival / Spartacus (Flower)

Shinjinkouen Roles

1998: House Amid the Thickets, Miyagi / Manago (musumeyaku lead)
1997-98: Shun'ou Fu, Mazenikane
1996-97: Descendant of Baron, Chalrotte
1996: Cesare Borgia, Caterina Sforza
1996: Can-Can / Nightless Castle in Manhattan, Mimi
1995: Me and My Girl
1995: Hard-Boiled Egg
1994: The Afterglow of Eire
1994: Gone with the Wind
1993: Million Dreams
1993: Grand Hotel

Concerts / Dinner Shows

2010: Terada Takio Memorial Concert
2005: Alpha (Todoroki Yuu Dinner Show), Special Guest
2005: DAN-ke Schon! (Musical Salon)
2005: Takarazuka Revue Charity Concert
1999: WHO? What. Why! (Makoto Tsubasa Dinner Show)
1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater
1997: Come On (Makoto Tsubasa Dinner Show)

Special Performances

2011: Melodies of Love~Dreams of Remembrance, MC
2005: Hana no Michi ~ Yume no Michi ~ Towa no Michi
2005: TCA Special 2005 - Beautiful Melody, Beautiful Romance
2004: TCA Special 2004 - Takarazuka 90
2003: TCA Special 2003 - Dear Grand Theater
2002: TCA Special 2002 - Dream
2001: TCA Special 2001 - Takarazuka Dream Century
2000: Adieu Takarazuka 1000days Theater
2000: TCA Special 2000 - King of Revue
1999: Revue Special '99
1999: '99 TCA Special - Hello! Wonderful Time
1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater
1995: '95 TCA Special - Magnifique Takarazuka
1993: Gone with the Wind Eve of Festivities

After Takarazuka

2001: Kigeki - Gokuraku-chou Icchoume (New Kabuki Theater production)


  • Member of the 1st Group of Sky Fairies
  • Went on from Takarazuka to become a famous actress. Aside from starring roles in movies, TV shows, and huge endorsement deals (usually involving beauty products), Dan stars in two weekly TV shows: Tewaza KoiGoi and Hanatori Kazetsukidou.
  • She won the "Best New Actress" award from the Japanese Academy, as well as "Best Actress" from the Osaka Film Festival, in 2006 for her leading role in the movie "Bushi no Ichibu", her first movie.
  • Won Vogue Nippon's 44th "Woman of the Year" award in 2007, putting her alongside some of Japan's most famous leading actresses, models, and singers.
  • Married the actor and singer Oikawa Mitsuhiro in July 2011. They divorced in 2019.
  • Agency Profile
  • Dan Rei's Blog (defunct)
  • https://www.instagram.com/danrei_unofficial/ (Dan Rei's fan page)

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