MANGA.TOKYO found out that Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu‘s special exhibition will take place from January 17 to January 23 in Tokyo Ginza Mitsukoshi. At the venue, they will display very rare materials such as color illustrations, original manuscripts, name notes, and more. There will also be some Yukata that are connected with the characters from the work.
Also, to further bolster this event, on January 20 there will be a special music live show by a band formed by the anime’s music composer, Kana Shibue. This will be a great opportunity to hear the anime’s incredible music, including the famous ending theme song, Kaha Taredoki.
In addition, on January 21 there will be a special talk show hosted by the author, Haruko Kumota, the anime’s voice cast, Megumi Hayashibara, and Thank You Tatsuo. On January 22, there will be rakugo shows by the rakugo storytellers, Wanjo Sanyutei and Yuza Sanyutei. The same day, Chiaki Inaba will be playing rakugo-themed music.
Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu Gallery
Date: January 17 to 23, 2017 (closes at 18:00 on the last day)
Venue: Ginza Mitsukoshi 9F Terrace Court