Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Volume 10: The Stage Is Set

By Haruko Kumota

Final volume! After the last remaining yose in Tokyo burns down, the future of rakugo is more uncertain than ever. But even without a theater to perform in, Yotaro is still adamant on keeping rakugo alive. Meanwhile, Yakumo makes his way through the underworld, but to pass on to the peace he so desperately craves, he’ll need to finally, and literally, lay his ghosts to rest. The saga of a generation of love, art, and storytelling concludes and begins again …

Jan 01 2019 | 176 pages