Kusama Yoshie


Image Kusama Yoshie 1953

Picture Credit: 1951 Otome | The Himeyuri Monument (1953)

Standard Profile Information

Name: Kusama Yoshie (formerly Kusama Kaoru)
Kanji: 草間 淑江 (formerly 草間かほる)
Current Troupe:
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Nakabon
Height: 154.5 cm
Birthday: April 6th
Blood Type:
Hometown: Kyoto
Favorite Food:
Favorite Flower: roses
Favorite Colors: light brown
Hobbies: going to shows, movies
Special Talent:
Origin of Stage Name:
Favorite Role:
Would Like to Try Playing: Anything but a comedic role.

Debut: 1942 (29th Class) Pinocchio
Troupe History:
YEAR - 1957 Snow Troupe
YEAR - YEAR Acting Senka
1950 - YEAR Snow Troupe
YEAR - 1950 Star Troupe
YEAR - YEAR Snow Troupe
YEAR - YEAR Snow Troupe (Acting)
1942 - YEAR Flower Troupe (Acting)


1957: An Improvisatore / Mon Paris, Fluvia
1956: Snow and Roses / The Tower of Otena, Sawa
1954: The Japan We Love / Hurrah for All Human Beings (Imperial Theater), Marie
1953: Son of Madame Butterfly (Imperial Theater / Nagoya), Suzuki
1953: Paris Sings Night and Day / The Himeyuri Monument -Tragedy of Okinawan Girls- (Imperial Theater), Asato Shouko
1951: Four Fantasias / Elegy of a White Flower (Nagoya), Lady Chulpan
1950: Montecarlo Wedding / Romeo and Juliet (Nagoya)
1946: Essence / Madame Butterfly (Nagoya), Canina / court lady

Shinjin Kouen Roles

YEAR: Name of Performance, Name of Role

Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances

YEAR: Name of Show


  • Changed her stage name sometime between 1951 and 1953.
  • Married famous baseball star Tsuruoka Kazuto.

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