Sakurada (桜田) family name, Denjiro (伝次郎) first name
Kinbakushi, actor, AV director
桜田伝次郎(Japanese), Kunihiko Kojima (小島邦彦)
1960s: Claimed a "life-changing experience" after watching a play by Juro Kara titled Kyuketsu-hime (Vampire Lady) when he was in high-school.
1970s: Graduates from the School of Japanese Literature, Nihon University College of Humanities and Sciences. Appeared on stage with the theater company Tsunbo-Sajiki headed by Tetsu Yamazaki when he was at Nihon University.
1970s: Went independent from Tsunbo-Sajiki and started his own company, Kagetsu-za. His first work was Kiwametsuki Kunisada Chuji.
1974: Founds Gekidan Sekai Gekijo (GSG) with Mayumi Kurokawa.
1970s: Forms relationships with Shigeru Kayama、Eikichi Osada、Denki Akechi and Keiyu Tamai.
1979: Performs Gekidan Sekai Gekijo all over Japan.
1983: Opens a small hall called Theater Poo in Shinjuku.
1985: Retires from SM shows.
1980s: Directs several SM videos.
2003: Awarded Distinguished Stage Director in a Toga director contest for his Shiawasena Hibi (original work of Samuel Beckett).
Performances and Events
1974: Performed at Theater Green in Ikebukuro, Mokubaza in Asakusa, Asbestos Hall in Meguro, Seibu Kodo at Kyoto Uniersity, Rinsen-ji in Myogadani and others.
1970s: Performed GSG Planning SM show at Nishi-Ogikubo, SM Bomber at Otsuka, Tokyo SM Club at Nakano.
2009: Restarts his SM show at Theater Poo for the first time in 25 years.
2010: Performed Showa style shows actively at Theater Poo and DX Kabukicho.