Sakurada (桜田) family name, Denjiro (伝次郎) first name, (1952-)
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: Graduated 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: Founded Gekidan Sekai Gekijo (GSG) with Mayumi Kurokawa [note 1].
1979: Performance of Gekidan Sekai Gekijo all over Japan[note 3].
1983: Opened a small hall called Theater Poo in Shinjuku.
1985: Retired from SM shows.
1980s: Directed several SM videos.
2003: Awarded Distinguished Stage Director in a Toga director contest for his Shiawasena Hibi (original work of Samuel Beckett).
2009: Restarted his SM show at Theater Poo for the first time in 25 years[note 4].
2010: Performed Showa style shows actively at Theater Poo and DX Kabukicho.
- Kunihiko Kojima "For Encountering Outside Eyes" (Engeki-jin, 14:74-78, 2003)
- Performed at Theater Green in Ikebukuro, Mokubaza in Asakusa, Asbestos Hall in Meguro, Seibu Kodo at Kyoto Uniersity, Rinsen-ji in Myogadani and others
- Nishi-Ogikubo Minami, Setagaya
- Performed in canvas. Not SM show but vanilla play. Gekidan Sekai Gekijo was famous for its purple canvas
- as a special guest for Dokuenkai of Mistresses