Ryuu Etsuyo


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Picture Credit: Zephy, Nova Bossa Nova program / Otome 1969

Standard Profile Information

Name: Ryuu Etsuyo (formerly Takagi Etsu)
Kanji: 龍 悦代 (formerly 高樹 悦)
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Yoshie-chan, Ecchan
Height: 166 cm
Birthday: November 18
Blood Type:
Hometown: Kobe, Hyogo
Favorite Food: pudding, fruit
Favorite Flower: roses
Favorite Colors: blue, white
Special Talent:
Origin of Stage Name: someone whom she respected gave it to her
Favorite Role: man from The Girls Inside the Dream
Would Like to Try Playing: a role where she can dance from her heart

Debut: 1966 The Four Seasons of Japan
Troupe History:
1966 - 1976 Star Troupe


1976: The Rose of Versailles III, Drouais
1975-76: The Takarazuka: Fantasy Takarazuka / Beat on Takarazuka (European Tour)
1975: Fairies in the Attic / My High Swing
1974-75: Brigadoon
1974: Beautiful Young Warrior / Funny Feeling (National Tour)
1974: The Man From Algiers / Juju
1974: Purely, Righteously, Beautifully / Yu the Beautiful
1973: Ukifune and Kaoru-no-Kimi / Golden Sound
1973: For as Long as I Live / Arabesque (National Tour)
1973: This Boundless Love
1973: Two Demons and Princess Kagero / La La Fantastique
1972-73: Beautiful Young Warrior / Arabesque
1972: Beautiful Japan / Wandering Youth
1972: Someday We'll Meet / Nova Bossa Nova
1972: Someday We'll Meet / Concerto of Love
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Concerto of Love
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / My Broadway
1971: For as Long as I Live / Nova Bossa Nova, Tetsuzou / Pierrot
1971: Meadow of Stars / Oh! Beautiful
1970: Gypsy Lord / Lovers, Baluka
1970: I am You / The Big One
1970: Decaying in Love / Hello! Takarazuka
1970: Anju and Zushiou / C'est la Vie
1969: Anju and Zushiou / Takarazuka '69
1969: Evening Flute of Shiiba / C'est la Vie
1969: Seven / Tanuki Goten
1969: Silk Road, Kuradai
1968: Princess Sen / 7 -Seven-
1968: Young Mate / Recalling the Andes
1968: Redhead from Amagasaki / Over the Rainbow
1967: Suirenshou / The Girl In the Dream / Ballade of Young People
1967: Farewell, My Youth / One World

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1969: Anju and Zushiou

Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances

YEAR: Name of Show


  • Is a professor of theater arts for the Osaka University of the Arts
  • Runs Ryuu Etsuyo Global World Art, a dance studio and Takarazuka preparatory school located in Takarazuka City.
  • Her daughter is Mebae Haruka (84th class).

Created by Zephy. Last Modification: Saturday 01 of April, 2023 21:26:06 GMT-0000 by caithion.