Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Volume 9: Decisive Moment

By Haruko Kumota

Faced with the limits of his physical body and confronted with the reality of the changing world around him, Yakumo turns his back on his art. Yotaro, however, refuses to let him give up, and convinces Yakumo to perform “The God of Death” for a friend in prison. Yotaro hopes that this performance will inspire others in the same way that Yakumo once inspired him, but the performance ends up hitting a little too close to home … The story of the next generation continues.

Oct 02 2018 | 160 pages