Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

Alternative Titles: 昭和元禄落語心中

When a certain man is released from prison, he knows exactly where he's heading first. After falling in love with a traditional comic storyteller's rendition of the story called "Shinigami," he is determined to become his apprentice. The performer, Yakumo, has never taken an apprentice before, but to everyone's surprise, he accepts the eager ex-prisoner, nicknaming him "Yotaro." As Yotaro happily begins his new life, he meets others in Yakumo's life, including Yakumo's ward Konatsu. Konatsu was the daughter of a famous storyteller, and Yakumo took her in after her father's tragic death. Konatsu loved her father's storytelling, and would love to become a performer in her own right—but that path is not available for women.

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Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

  • Release Date: January 16, 2016
  • Premiered: Winter 2016
  • Studios: Studio Deen
  • Runtime: 26 min. per ep.
  • Age Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or olde