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Category Archives: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen
It’s time for the epilogue of this series where the Showa Era has ended and went straight to modern times. While Shinnosuke has finally become a handsome young man, it appears that he’s fond of his grandfather’s career as a … Continue reading
Hey guys and girls, this is the penultimate episode and we’re greeted to Sukeroku as he told Yakumo Yurakutei… that he’s dead in his sleep. This is not a dream by the way, it’s the afterlife! And yes, I was … Continue reading
And there’s the aftermath of a rakugo theater in Tokyo as it’s left in charred ruins. With so many memories formed inside the theater, it seems that it all went up in smoke!
Remember this guy with shades? That’s Yotarou’s brother Kyoji who is drowning his sorrows because his boss Isao Kido was arrested and he’ll serve for 6 years of hard labor. Now, it would be worse if Isao-san was sentenced to … Continue reading
Here is Mangetsu Tsuburaya who recently returned to the rakugo scene, albeit a bit rusty due to his 10-year hiatus. But hey, I’m glad that Mangetsu is doing what he loved!
Well, let’s start this episode with Konatsu and the 8th Generation Yakumo Yurakutei sitting together at a park. And speaking of Yakumo, he thinks about his retirement from rakugo as his age caught up with him. His voice is shriveled … Continue reading
Alright everyone, it’s time for the 3rd Generation Sukeroku to press on after witnessing the 8th Generation Yakumo’s collapse after his performance. Even though he’s worried towards his master, Sukeroku didn’t mince words when he performed “Inokori” and soon he … Continue reading
Well everyone, this episode will be a special one as the 8th Generation Yakumo Yurakutei and the 3rd Generation Sukeroku will perform at the Kabuki-za, which is a theater located in Tokyo. For Sukeroku, he’s excited to perform at a … Continue reading
Oh look, it’s Shin who’s now grown into a fine young lad. I have to say that Shin-chan is a genius of doing rakugo at a young age thanks to his parents!
Ah Konatsu, a woman who end up getting pregnant and raising her child Shin by herself. Luckily, not only Miyokichi’s long-time friend is supporting her, but also Yota- I mean 3rd Generation Sukeroku as he’s married to Konatsu. Yeah, it’s … Continue reading