Ichikawa Ebizo and Kobayashi Mao become parents of a baby girl
On July 25th at 6:37 PM, Kobayashi Mao – the wife of Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo – gave birth to their first daughter. Ebizo was not present at the time due to a stage performance, but both his wife and the baby are in healthy condition. Through his agency, Ebizo commented, “Please watch over us.”
The couple married in March of last year, and Mao’s pregnancy was announced during Ebizo’s suspension after his incident with drinking troubles. Mao’s labor was actually overdue, as her due date was set for July 12th. According to people close to the couple, Ebizo’s father, Ichikawa Danjuuro, is greatly pleased, and the Kabuki world is celebrating the big news.
Source: Nikkan Sports