TV Anime “Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu” 2nd Season Production Set!
“Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu” is a popular manga series written and illustrated by Haruko Kumota (which is serialized on “ITAN” published by Kodansha). The series depicts the lovable natural faces and karma of ‘hanashika’ (or Japanese professional comic storytellers) in the world of rakugo (or the Japanese art of comic storytelling) in the Showa period (1926 – 1989). This work is highly appreciated for its delicate representation of human nature. Its TV anime adaptation started to air on MBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS’s “Animeism” programming block, AT-X, and Amazon Prime Video. Just after being aired, the anime series created a stir! The series finally reached its climax in Episode 13 broadcasted on April 1st (Friday).
As for this extremely popular TV anime “Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu”, the production of its second season has already been decided! The story, which focused on the past of Kikuhiko (voiced by Akira Ishida) and Sukeroku (voiced by Kouichi Yamadera) who lived for rakugo, ended. The scene of the story finally shifts to the modern age.
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