Oohara Masumi



Picture Credit: Caithion / The Takarazuka -85th Anniversary Video

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Name: Oohara Masumi (formerly Yatsukata Matsumi)
Kanji: 大原 ますみ (formerly 八方 まつみ)
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired Top Star (1971-1974, unofficially)

Real Name: Ebihara Riyoko (蝦原 理代子)
Nickname: Ebi-chan
Height: 160 cm
Birthday: Nov. 17th, 1942
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Hometown: Tokyo
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Debut: 1964 (50th Class) Tale of the Flower Village
Troupe History:
1970 - 1974 Star Troupe
1965 - 1970 Snow Troupe


1974: Purely, Righteously, Beautifully / Yu the Beautiful, Yu Mei-Jen (musumeyaku lead)
1973: Golden Sound
1973: This Boundless Love, Shizuka Gozen (musumeyaku lead)
1973: This Boundless Love (Flower), Shizuka Gozen (musumeyaku lead)
1973: Two Demons and Princess Kagero / La La Fantastique, Princess Kagerou (musumeyaku lead)
1973: Famous Music of Takarazuka / Parade Takarazuka (Flower - special appearance)
1972-73: Beautiful Young Warrior / Arabesque, Azusa (musumeyaku lead)
1972: Shining Now! (All Troupes)
1972: Kagura / The Flower (Snow/Star)
1972: Beautiful Japan / Wandering Youth, Solveig (musumeyaku lead)
1972: Someday We'll Meet / Nova Bossa Nova, Rise / Estrella (musumeyaku lead)
1972: Someday We'll Meet / Concerto of Love, Rise (musumeyaku lead)[1]
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / My Broadway, Man-hime (musumeyaku lead)
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Concerto of Love, Man-hime (musumeyaku lead)
1971: For as Long as I Live / Nova Bossa Nova, Omon / Estrella (musumeyaku lead)
1971: Meadow of Stars / Oh! Beautiful, Okaiko (musumeyaku lead)
1970: Gypsy Lord / Lovers, Elena (musumeyaku lead)
1970: I am You / The Big One, Vivienne (musumeyaku lead)
1970: Spring Again / Folies Takarasienne (Snow)
1970: Takarazuka Expo '70: Flower of Takarazuka / Hello! Takarazuka (Grand Theater) (musumeyaku lead)
1970: Even Those Bright in Color / Love Parade, Princess Helena (musumeyaku lead)
1969: Noto Love Song / Love Parade, Setsu / Princess Helena (musumeyaku lead)[2]
1969: Carousel, Julie Jordan (musumeyaku lead)
1969: Festival / Hamlet, Ophelia (musumeyaku lead)
1968: Little One-Inch / Takarazuka '68, Princess Sai (musumeyaku lead)
1968: Indigo, White and Crimson / Tristan and Isolde (Chunichi)
1968: Tristan and Isolde / Xango, Isolde of the White Hands
1968: Tristan and Isolde / Love and Dream and Party, Isolde of the White Hands
1968: Wisteria Viewing Banquet / Xango, Yuki-hime
1967: Oiran and Her Son / Xango, Tayuu Botan (musumeyaku lead)
1967: Otemoyan / One World
1967: Unforgettable Song / Cheers to Takarasienne!, Susan
1967: Unforgettable Song / Cheers to Takarasienne! (Star/Snow), Susan
1966-67: Murasaki Shikibu / Love Love Love, Murasaki Shikibu (Musumeyaku lead)

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1968: Tristan and Isolde (Tokyo), Isolde (musumeyaku lead)
1968: Tristan and Isolde (Grand), Isolde (musumeyaku lead)
1966: The Spring Breeze and a Violin, Lotte (musumeyaku lead)

Concerts / Dinner Shows

1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater


  • Post-Zuka stagework includes Fiddler on the Roof, Cinderella, Gone With the Wind, Carmen, and Umbrellas of Cherbourge. Also does TV dorama work.
  • Studied in New York and acted in Prague and Las Vegas.
  • Won a National Arts Festival award in 1985.
  • Changed her stage name on September 29th, 1966.
  • Graduated 2nd in her class and 1st among musumeyaku.

  1. Fell ill in the middle of the run and was replaced by Sawa Kaori.
  2. Maya Akemi substituted for her due to an injury.

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