There is something about rakugo anime Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi Hen that can leave you absolutely breathless. Be it the beauty of the animation, or how blurred the line between stories and reality can be. In the last episode, Yakumo told his disciple ‘I don’t want to die. Save me’. How will he use the life that has been saved by the same Yotaro who will do all that he can to save the future of rakugo? For once, Yakumo is smiling in the advanced screenshots. We wonder what this can mean.
Episode 10 of Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu S02
Thanks to the fire that occurred after his performance up on the podium, Yakumo is suffering from serious burns. Although his life has not been taken, it is proving difficult for him to recover.
That was not the only misfortune. The only rakugo theater in Tokyo has been burnt to the ground. There is a dark cloud looming over the future of rakugo, but as long as there are people, there can be rakugo. Yotaro believe in the future and is doing his best to save rakugo. It also seems like there will be a big change with Konatsu…
Anime ‘Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu’ Season 2