02 Japanese Culture

Rakugo 落語

Rakugo is a type of traditional Japanese storytelling that was established in Japan during the Edo period and has been handed down to this day. The speaker tells many funny stories about the lives of ordinary people in Edo, and at the end he gives a punchline. A speaker in a kimono sits alone on a cushion in the center of the stage and uses fans and towels to speak the lines of many characters using different voice tones. The speaker is trained, and if his / her ability is recognized, he / she will be certified as “Shinuchi”, or the maste


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