Maki Katsumi


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Picture Credit: 1951 Otome | Sept. 1952 GRAPH

Standard Profile Information

Name: Maki Katsumi
Kanji: 槇 克己 (formerly 槇 克巳)
Current Troupe:
Role: Otokoyaku & Musumeyaku
Status: Retired Star

Nickname: Hirakawa-san, Orochi
Real Name: Shouji Yasuko 正司 泰子 (maiden: Hirakawa - 平川)
Height: 163.6 cm
Birthday: Oct. 24th, 1930
Blood Type:
Hometown: Osaka
Favorite Food: fruit, navel oranges
Favorite Flower: yellow rose
Favorite Colors: black
Special Talent:
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Debut: 1948 (35th Class) Spring Dance
Troupe History:
1960 - 1964 Vocal Senka
1958 - 1960 Star Troupe
YEAR - 1958 Vocal Senka
1950 - YEAR Flower Troupe
1948 - 1950 Moon Troupe


1963: The Rainbow Music Box Factory / Invitation to the Revue (Moon/Star), Nagano Hoshiko
1961: South Japan / Disappearing into the Desert (Snow), singer
1960: Yamabuki / Splendor of a Thousand Beats, singer, daughter of the carnivals, dancer
1960: Princess Kuroaza and the Charcoal Maker / Let Me Die In Your Arms, solo singer
1959: Chanson d’Amour / Yodogimi, singer, queen
1959: Princess Kuroaza and the Charcoal Maker / Chanson D'Amour
1957: An Improvisatore / Mon Paris, solo singer
1957: One Wonderful Sunday / The Tale of Genji, singer
1957: Rainbow Takarazuka / Indian Love Call, singer
1956: Christmas Holiday
1956: Hawaii Sakura Festival (2nd Hawaiian Tour)
1955: Kismet, singer
1954: Momotaro (Imperial Theater), Shinto Priest
1952: The Tale of Genji / Broadway
1951: Jeanine / Kappa Festival (Nagoya)

Shinjin Kouen Roles

YEAR: Name of Performance, Name of Role

Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances

YEAR: Name of Show

  • Maki Katsumi Official Fan Site
  • Switched to mainly female roles in the mid 1950s.
  • Got married to politician Shouji Taiichirou, former mayor of Takarazuka city (1991-2003).