Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
Everything is beginning to look up for Yotaru and he even meets Konatsu, the daughter of a very famous storyteller who Yakumo took in when her father died. She wants nothing more than to be on the stage performing her father’s stories but the Rakugo stage is no place for a woman it seems...
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Voice Actor: Tomokazu Seki
Yotarou used to be a small time gangster. He heard Yakumo’s Rakugo or storytelling while he ws in prison and the instant he was released, he want to his house and begged to be made his disciple. He is a bit naïve however he doesn:t really know how to take care of things. Yotarou is a bit of an idiot as well and that’s why Yakumo gave him the name Yotarou.
Yuurakutei Yakumo (Kikuhiko)
Voice Actor: Akira Ishida
Yakumo is known as the last famous person of the Showa Era. He is a traditional storyteller and currently suffering from a midlife crisis where he is plagued by despair and isolation. He has never taken an apprentice before so it is peculiar that he accepts Yotarou who appears out of the blue. In his past at his opening performance, he was referred to as Kikuhiko.
Voice Actor: Yu Kobayashi
Konatsu is the girl who now lives with Yakumo due to the unfortunate events surrounding her father’s death. Her father was Sukeroku. She has a firey personality but she is actually well-natured and she deeply loves all of the sotries that her father used to perform. Her fate seems to be tied to Yakumo, but in what manner?
Voice Actor: Kouichi Yamadera
Sukeroku was the father of Konatsu. After the war, he and Yakumo joined up to create the world of storytelling in Edo. He was nicknamed “the rare genius.” He is more passionate about storytelling than anyone else. Yakumo pains Sukeroku as someone who was very lively however, due to some unforeseen circumstance, he departed rather quickly form this world.
Voice Actor: Shigeru Ushiyama
Matsuda has been around the world of storytelling and Yakumo since the seventh generation. He is a calm and soft-spoken gentleman who treats Yutarou kindly even though Yutarou has no experience and knows nothing about storytelling.
Voice Actor: Megumi Hayashibara
Miyokichi is a strange, mysterious woman who appeared to Yakumo and Sukeroku a long time ago. She used to be a geisha.
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