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Tajima Kumi


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Picture Credit: Otome 1982 | Caithion / Graph 06/78

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Name: Tajima Kumi
Kanji: 但馬 久美
Current Troupe: Retired
Role: Otokoyaku
Status: Retired (kumichou)

Nickname: Rin-chan
Real Name: 林 久美子 (Hayashi Kumiko)
Height: 167 cm
Birthday: 12 January 1944
Blood Type:
Hometown: Kumamoto City
Favorite Food: fruit
Favorite Flower: cornflower
Favorite Colors: dark blue, white, blue
Hobbies: traveling
Collections: Music tapes
Special Talent: 3kg ball gymnastics
Origin of Stage Name: from her father's birthplace, Tajima
Favorite Role: Ashley Wilkes from Gone with the Wind
Would Like to Try Playing: A musical, a role where she can sing and dance to her hearts content

Debut: 1964 (50th Class) Tale of the Flower Village
Troupe History:
1986 - 1988 Senka (Dance)
1983 - 1986 Flower Troupe
1981 - 1983 Star Troupe
1979 - 1981 Flower Troupe
1970 - 1979 Star Troupe
1965 - 1970 Flower Troupe


1988: War and Peace (Star), Napoleon Bonaparte
1987: Yukariko / Jubilee Time! (Star), Amano-geki
1986: A Madrigal of the Breeze / Memoirs du Paris, Captain Pablo
1986: Scattering Flowers, Listen to the Whisper of the Wind (Bow Hall), Iba Gunpei
1985: Tender Green / Androgyny, Narc
1985: If There's Love, I'll Live Forever, Lady Bouniere
1985: The Great Detective is All Alone / La La Flora (Chunichi), O'Grady
1984: A Melody of Love in Crimson / Mayflower (National Tour), Dudley Higgins
1984: The Great Detective is All Alone / La La Flora, O'Grady
1984: A Melody of Love in Crimson / Mayflower (National Tour), General / Dudley Higgins
1984: In the Amber-Hued Rain / Je t’aime, Comte Georges de Beaumont
1983: Calm Autumn Colors / Mayflower, General / Dudley Higgins
1983: The Window of Orpheus, Hermann Virkrich
1983: Spring, When the Magnolias Bloom / Love Connection, Nobuharu
1982: Aegean Sea Blues / The Storm, Count Saval
1982: A Small Flower Has Bloomed / Fascination, Sukejirou
1982: Unforgettable Song (Bow Hall)
1982: The Adventures of the Alien Papii from Mir / Fascination, Captain Eric
1981: The Samurai's Poem in the Rumbling of the Sea / Crescendo!, Alonso Fajardo
1981: Flowered Garment / The Spirit (Chunichi)
1980: My Friend, Weep Your Hot Tears on My Breast / The Spirit
1980: Hanakosode / Plentiful Joy, Shigetami
1980: Draw Your Sword (Bow Hall), Banzuiin Choubei
1979-80: Dance, Snail, Dance! / Beautiful City
1979: The Midnight Sun, My Love, Ginichiro
1978-79: Hokashu / C'est Charmant!, Anchin
1978: For Whom the Bell Tolls, Agustin
1977-78: A Sad Goodbye in the Thames Fog / C'est Magnifique, Henry McBright
1977: Gone With the Wind, Ashley
1976-77: Gypsy of the Setting Sun / Happy Tomorrow, Prica
1976: The Rose of Versailles: Fersen, Andre
1975-76: The Takarazuka: Fantasy Takarazuka / Beat on Takarazuka (European Tour)
1975: Fairies in the Attic / My High Swing, Bright
1974-75: Brigadoon, Jeff Douglas
1974: Funky Jump (Snow - Special Guest)
1974: Beautiful Young Warrior / Funny Feeling (National Tour)
1974: The Man From Algiers / Juju, Jacques
1974: Yu the Beautiful / Golden Takarazuka 60, Han Xin
1974: Yu the Beautiful, Han Xin
1974: Purely, Righteously, Beautifully / Yu the Beautiful, Fan Kuai
1973: Ukifune and Kaoru-no-Kimi / Golden Sound, Niou no Miya
1973: For as Long as I Live / Arabesque (National Tour)
1973: This Boundless Love, Kan Wang Ling
1973: Two Demons and Princess Kagero / La La Fantastique, Minamoto no Yorimitsu
1972-73: Beautiful Young Warrior / Arabesque, Ise Saburou
1972: Kagura / The Flower (Snow/Star)
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 / My Broadway, Eruchi
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains / Concerto of Love, Eruchi
1971: For as Long as I Live / Nova Bossa Nova, Chouji
1971: Meadow of Stars / Oh! Beautiful, Trumpet
1970: Gypsy Lord / Lovers, Nanosh
1970: A Flame / Dream a Dream (Flower), Touzaemon
1970: Forbidden First Love / Book of Sakura / Eternal Cattleya, Max
1970: Forbidden First Love / Eternal Cattleya, Max
1969: Te Quiero / Symphonic Poem of Love, Don Alonzo
1969: Christmas in Midsummer / Symphonic Poem of Love
1969: The Bell-Ringer Yoshichi / Te Quiero, Don Alonzo
1969: Fortress of Wind / Girls, O! Girls, Sukenobu
1968-69: Red Flowers Fall in Menam / Hollywood Musical
1968: Red Flowers Fall in Menam / Sea Ballade
1968: The Flower Festival of Pilar / My Idol, Gypsy
1967: L'Arlésienne / Hit Kit
1967: The Nymph's Mask / Beneath the Brilliant Stars
1967: White Heron / Beneath the Brilliant Stars
1967: Koi Tengu / Esquire Girls (National Tour), Umezou
1967: Kotobuki Shiki Sanbasou / Dragon and Phoenix Dreams

Shinjinkouen Roles

1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains (Tokyo)
1971: My Love Lies Over the Mountains (Grand Theater)
1971: Meadow of Stars
1969: Te Quiero (Tokyo), Maximo
1969: Christmas in Midsummer
1969: Te Quiero (Grand Theater), Maximo
1968-69: Red Flowers Fall in Menam / Hollywood Musical, Gonpachi / Karaphom

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

2006: AKIKO: On Stage With Takarasiennes
1985: 5th Hawaiian Tour: Japan Fantasy / Dream of Takarazuka


  • Flower Troupe kumichou from 1983 - 1986
  • Star Troupe vice-kumichou from 1981 - 1983
  • She was a House of Representatives member from 1995 to 2001.