Kumono Kayoko




Picture Credit: Caithion / 80th Anniversary Book

Standard Profile Information

Name: Kumono Kayoko
Kanji: 雲野かよ子
Current Troupe:
Role: musumeyaku
Status: Retired Star

Real Name: Kawaguchi Hanako (川口華子), maiden name Torii (鳥居)
Nickname: Hana-chan
Birthday: Aug. 20th
Blood Type:
Hometown: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
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Origin of Stage Name: From the Hyakuninshu.
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Class: 1921 (11th Class)
Debut: (1923) Biwa Chronicle / Yearning
Troupe History:
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.

Created by Lisa. Last Modification: Thursday 23 of November, 2023 21:58:43 GMT-0000 by Incensepeppermint.