Descending Stories: A Life In Rakugo

Descending Stories: A Life In Rakugo

Oct. 12, 2018
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Masaki Okada isKikuhiko/Yakumo (VIII)
Kikuhiko/Yakumo (VIII)
Aya Omasa isMiyokichi
Miyokichi
Ikusaburo Yamazaki isHatsutaro/Sukeroku
Hatsutaro/Sukeroku

Synopsis

Set during the early Showa period, Yakumo (Masaki Okada) enters the world of rakugo (storytelling performance). He forms a friendship with talented storyteller Yurakutei (Ikusaburo Yamazaki). Yakumo admires Yurakutei’s talent and struggles to achieve his level of performance. With the help of geisha Miyokichi (Aya Omasa), Yakumo grows up as a rakugo storyteller. Yurakutei and Miyokichi get married, but they die in a mysterious accident. Yakumo takes Konatsu (Riko Narumi), who is the child of Yurakutei and Miyokichi, and raises her. Konatsu grows up blaming Yakumo as her parents’ enemy. Konatsu and Yakumo’s disciple Yotaro (Ryo Ryusei) chases after the truth of her parents’ death, which Yakumo hides.
Descending Stories: A Life In Rakugo
Original title 昭和元禄落語心中
TMDb Rating 9 1 votes
First air date Oct. 12, 2018
Last air date Dec. 14, 2018
Seasons 1
Episodes 10
Average Duration 45 minutes

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