Peccadilloes in Nippon and in Nipponese with a Quixotic Perspective. Coming at you from Yokohama, near Tokyo.
September 2, 2009
Rakugo with English
Rakugo is a comedy act where guys sit on cushions and make funny voices, playing schizophrenically divided roles to express an act as if they were many people in the story. There are other stage storytelling arts out there, one of which I will perhaps introduce next time, or maybe I'll introduce advanced rakugo. For now, enjoy this rakugo performance by Katsura Shijaku. Funny, his name is a homonym for wig...