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Yotarou is a former yakuza member fresh out of prison and fixated on just one thing: rather than return to a life of crime, the young man aspires to take to the stage of Rakugo, a traditional Japanese form of comedic storytelling. Inspired during his incarceration by the performance of distinguished practitioner Yakumo Yuurakutei, he sets his mind on meeting the man who changed his life. After hearing Yotarou's desperate appeal for his mentorship, Yakumo is left with no ... read more

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  • English: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Romanized: Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
  • Japanese: 昭和元禄落語心中
  • Synonyms: Showa and Genroku Era Lover's Suicide Through Rakugo
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  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 13
  • Status: Finished Airing
  • Aired: Jan 9, 2016 to Apr 2, 2016
  • Season: Winter 2016
  • Producers: Studio Deen, DAX Production, Kodansha, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Starchild Records, Studio DEEN
  • Duration: 5 hours, 38 minutes total (26 minutes each)
  • Rating: PG - Teens 13 or older
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