Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (2018)
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  • Release: 2018
  • Broadcast network: NHK

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (2018)

Showa and Genroku Era Lover's Suicide Through Rakugo, 昭和元禄落語心中

Drama , Drama , Historical , Romance , Japanese | Episodes 10

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  Summary

Set during the early Showa period, Yakumo (Masaki Okada) enters the world of rakugo (storytelling performance). He forms a friendship with talented storyteller Yurakutei (Ikusaburo Yamazaki). Yakumo admires Yurakutei’s talent and struggles to achieve his level of performance. With the help of geisha Miyokichi (Aya Omasa), Yakumo grows up as a rakugo storyteller. Yurakutei and Miyokichi get married, but they die in a mysterious accident. Yakumo takes Konatsu (Riko Narumi), who is the child of Yurakutei and Miyokichi, and raises her. Konatsu grows up blaming Yakumo as her parents’ enemy. Konatsu and Yakumo’s disciple Yotaro (Ryo Ryusei) chases after the truth of her parents’ death, which Yakumo hides.

  Cast

Yamazaki Ikusaburo Yurakutei Support Role
Habara Daisuke Screenwriter
Tanada Yuki Director
Oomasa Aya Miyokichi Support Role
Narumi Riko Konatsu Support Role
Okada Masaki Yakumo Main Role
Ryusei Ryo Yotaro Main Role

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