Kishi Kaori




Picture Credit: Caithion / Johnny On the Hill (1978)

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Name: Kishi Kaori
Kanji: 岸 香織
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku & Musumeyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Kisshan (though among younger siennes she was called "Kishimoto-san".)
Real Name: 岸本理恵子­ (Kishimoto Rieko)
Height: 156 cm
Birthday: April 6th,1939
Death: July 5th,2012
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Hometown: Osaka
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Debut: 1959 (45th Class) Lovely Romance
Troupe History:
1981 - 1999 Senka (theater)
1960 - 1981 Snow Troupe


1999: Dawn Overture (Flower), Mikami Shigeru
1998: That's Revue (Flower - Chunichi), Segawa Botan
1997-98: Pale Dawn (Flower - Bow & Nippon Seinenkan), Yohei / Sanukiya Ihei
1997: That's Revue (Flower), Segawa Botan
1997: Hollywood Babylon ~The Paradise Lost~ / Southern Cross Revue (Flower), Samuel Hellinger
1995: I Won't Forget the Young Day's Song / Jump Orient! (Star - Chunichi), Ishiguri Yazaemon
1994: Casanova, Memento of a Dream / La Cantata! (Star), Marchioness d'Urfé / The Nun
1994: Wakaki Hi no Uta wa Wasureji / Jump Orient! (Star), Ishiguri Yazaemon
1992: The Lily of Gran Sasso (Star - NS / Nagoya), Sergio Giovanni
1992: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / Junction 24 (Flower - National Tour), Ikichi
1992: Myth of the Lovers (Snow - Bow Hall), Professor Kadomatsu
1991-92: The Great Gatsby / Lovers' Concerto (Snow), Henry Gatz / Chauffeur
1991: A Small Flower Has Bloomed (Flower), Ikichi
1990: In Spring Under the Blossoming Trees (Snow - Bow Hall), Fujiwara no Hidehira
1987: Portraits of Parting (Star), Don Carlos, Viveca
1986: A Madrigal of the Breeze / Memoirs du Paris (Flower - National Tour), Moreno Costa
1986: A Madrigal of the Breeze / Memoirs du Paris (Flower), Moreno Costa
1985: Kaleidoscope of Love / And Now! (Snow), Sonia
1985: The Great Detective is All Alone / La La Flora (Flower - Chunichi), Terrible Luciano
1984: The Great Detective is All Alone / La La Flora (Flower), Terrible Luciano
1984: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Love Express (Star), Eijun
1983-84: Soar, Arabian Night / Heart Jack (Moon), Pelome
1982: Yoake no Jokyoku (Flower), Mikami Shigeru
1981: Wandering Requiem (Snow - National Tour)
1981: Fly Up, Young Seagulls / Sun Orient Sun, Shimada Yuuzo
1980-81: Flowery Dance Rhythm / Mars of the Blue Rose ~Angelique II~, Barcarolle
1980: For the Sake of Distant You, Antonio
1979: The One Who Disappeared into the Morning Mist / Ol'man River, Andou Naizen
1979: The Spring Breeze's Invitation / Hello! Holiday, Madeleine
1978: Johnny On the Hill / Sensation!, Louisa
1978: Gone With the Wind, Mrs. Elsing
1977: Akanesasu Murasaki no Hana / The Revue, Kagami no Miko
1977: Nightingale Song of Spring / Manhattan Rag
1976: Hoshikage no Hito / Non, Non, Non, Yamazaki Susumu
1976: Poem of the White Heron / Monsieur Papillon, Trick
1975-76: The Rose of Versailles -Andre & Oscar-, Princess de Lamballe
1975: The Rose of Versailles: Andre and Oscar (Flower), Duchess Monzette
1975: Burning in Firenze / Bon Balance, Carlo
1975: Burning in Firenze / The Star -Goodbye Maho Shibuki-, Carlo
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), Kishana
1973: Growing Up / The Love Robbers, Sangorou / Pigeon Seed Seller
1973: Bamboo / Cante Grande, Nicholas
1973: Spring Again / Sunrise Again (Fukuoka Sports Center)
1973: Falling Cherry Blossoms / Rhapsody in Love, Shuzen Sakai (Cast A), Kumehachi (Cast B)
1973: Chinese Milk Vetch / Rhapsody in Love
1972: Melody of Falling Leaves / Nova Bossa Nova, Otoyo / Sister Mama
1972: Town of Shooting Stars / June Bride, Old Man
1971: Crimson and White Plum Blossoms / Singer's Singer, Nida Shirou
1970: Snow Woman / Pollyanna's Smile, Yohei / Mr. Montgomery / George
1970: Love Again / Folly Takarasiennes, Saemon
1970: Takarazuka Expo '70: Flower of Takarazuka / Hello! Takarazuka (Grand Theater)
1969: Noto Love Song / Love Parade, Kyuubei / Prime Minister
1969: Carousel, Mr. Bascombe
1968: Little One-Inch / Takarazuka '68, Demon King
1968: Tristan and Isolde / Love, Dream and Party (2), Ridan
1967: Oiran and Her Son / Xango, Tomekichi, actress
1967: Otemoyan, Ginji / One World
1966: Spring Wind and Violin (1), director's daughter / Namban Byoubu
1966: Flowers in Your Eyes, Granny / Hagoromo Monogatari
1965: Oku no Hosomichi / Goodbye Pirate, Tane
1965: Yohi and Baihi / The Blue Suitcase, Yuanyuan / Sanpei
1964: Living in the Sea / Broadway Tempest, Naples
1964: Houjuu / Cleopatra, Saburou (Tokyo)
1964: Red Flower of Tahiti / This is Takarazuka! (Shinjuku Koma Stadium)

(1) "Indigo and White and Crimson" in Tokyo.
(2) "Xango" in Tokyo.

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1970: Love Again, Yasu
1969: Hamlet, Polonius
1968: Little One-Inch, the Emperor
1965: Golden Shadow, Frank
1963: Like Burning Wings of Phoenix, Shino (Tokyo)
1962: Wonderful Holiday, Director Martin

Concerts / Dinner Shows

1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater


  • Though a musumeyaku, also played male roles.
  • Wrote "Let's Listen" (Kiite Choudai Konna Hanashi) column in Kageki magazine (1968-1999).
  • After retirement, was a Board Member and a writer. Wrote two books of memoirs - "Scarlet Memories: 40 Years as a 'Sienne" (2000) and "Fairy Dance" (2002).
  • Vice-Kumichou of Snow Troupe from 1979 - 1981.
  • She died on June 5th 2012. She was 73 years old.
  • Her classmates were Yashioji Mari, Takashiro Juri, Ai Youko.

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