Shotengai Magazine | Shotengai Skip to main content
Japanese Arts (II): Rakugo

Japanese Arts (II): Rakugo

Written by Irene Sue
Rakugo is a traditional Japanese art. It's a verbal entertainment performed by one person. The performer will tell a story only through words and actions. Most of the stories are witty and comic, however, there are also some sentimental or horrific stories. Nowadays, the stories still remain popular in Japanese.
Continue reading