Hama Yuuko


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Picture Credit: jenebi, 1959 North American Tour Program | Princess Kuroaza and the Charcoal Maker / Let Me Die in Your Arms program (1960)

Standard Profile Information

Name: Hama Yuuko
Kanji: 浜 木綿子
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired Top Star

Nickname: Atsuko
Real Name: 香川阿都子 (Kagawa Atsuko)
Birthday: October 31, 1935
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Hometown: Osaka
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Special Talent: Singing, Dancing
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Debut: 1953 (40th Class) Spring Dance
Troupe History:
1959 - 1961 Snow Troupe
1958 - 1959 Moon Troupe
1953 - 1958 Snow Troupe


1961: Splendor of a Thousand Beats
1960: Princess Kuroaza and the Charcoal Maker / Let Me Die In Your Arms (Star), Princess Kuroaza / Lana
1960: Carmen Caribbea, Carmen
1960: Poor Love, Marianne
1959: North American Tour
1959: Picture Scrolls of Japanese Beauties / Music Album
1958: Lover, Come Back to Me, Marianne
1958: Autumn Dance -Melodies of Japan- / Blue Coral Reef, Lolea
1958: Broadway Cinderella / Children Among the Flowers, Lou / Singer
1957: An Improvisatore / Mon Paris, Anunziata
1956: Green Heidelberg / The Kappa Princess, Käthe
1956: Daughter of the Regiment / Spring Dance -Beautiful Japan- (Flower)
1955: Yu the Beautiful
1953: Paris Sings Night and Day / The Himeyuri Monument -Tragedy of Okinawan Girls- (Imperial Theater), Hoshino Shizuko


1962: Brilliant Holiday, Queen Patricia

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  • † Despite being listed as retiring in 1961 in several sources, the 100th Anniversary book lists her as the shinko lead in this 1962 show.
  • After retiring from Takarazuka, she became a stage and TV actress, winning several acting awards over the years and appearing in many dramas. Her most well-known TV show was, "Ofukuro Series," which continues to be rebroadcast today.
  • She was married for some time to the actor Ichikawa Enosuke, and they had a son together (Kagawa Teruyuki, who would also become a successful actor), but the two were divorced in 1968.
  • Awards: National Arts Festival Award (1962), Kikuta Kazuo Award (1989), Order of the Purple Ribbon (2000), Order of the Rising Sun (2014) for distinguished achievements in the field of Japanese culture.

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