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Name: Kumono Kayoko
Status: Retired Star
Real Name: Kawaguchi Hanako (川口華子), maiden name Torii (鳥居)
Birthday: Aug. 20th
Hometown: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Origin of Stage Name: From the Hyakuninshu.
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Class: 1921 (11th Class)
Debut: (1923) Biwa Chronicle / Yearning
YEAR - 1942 Japanese Dance Senka
YEAR - YEAR Star Troupe
YEAR - YEAR Japanese Dance Senka
1923 - YEAR Moon Troupe
1941: Meoto Dojoji (Snow)
1941: Dreaming of Soga (Moon)
1938-39: First European Tour
1935: Swan Castle Tale / Mohnblumen, Princess Clara / Riasan
1934: Takara Sambaso / Paris Apache / Lord Koubai / Hana Shishuu, Chitose / Therese
1933: The Sword Thief / Sekishunfu / Paris ・ New York, Okaru
1933: Totsukawa Girl / Kagamijishi / Paris ・ New York, Older Sister Sayuri / lady attendant
1932: Service At Kyouran-bashi / The Sword Thief / Bouquet d'Amour, Lulu
1931: Mad Sleeves / Miss Shanghai (Moon), Kuzunoha / Alice
Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances
YEAR: Name of Show
- Her older sister is Amatsu Otome, her younger sister is Ikebe Tsuruko.
- Married Kawaguchi Tadashi (川口正) after retiring.
- Spent the war in Shanghai, then moved back to Japan after it ended.
- Later became a Japanese folk song and acting instructor at the school.
- Later became a Japanese dance choreographer for the revue.
- Was inducted into the Takarazuka Revue Hall of Fame in 2014 along with her sister Amatsu Otome.
- Her family used to live in the same neighborhood as manga writer Tezuka Osamu.
- Passed away in 1991.