Rakugo
Rakugo (落語, literally "fallen words") is a form of Japanese verbal entertainment. The lone storyteller (落語家, rakugoka) sits on stage, called Kōza (高座). Using only a paper fan (扇子,...
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Shijaku Katsura II
Katsura Shijaku II (2代目 桂 枝雀, Nidaime Katsura Shijaku, August 13, 1939-April 19, 1999) was a Japanese rakugo performer of the late 20th century, who often performed in English. He was born Tōr...
San'yūtei Enchō
Sanyutei Encho I (初代 三遊亭 圓朝(円朝), Shodai San'yūtei Enchō, born Jirokichi Izubuchi (出淵 次郎吉, Izubuchi Jirokichi)) April 1, 1839 – August 11, 1900 was a Japanese author / rakugo perfor...
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Jugemu
Jugemu (寿限無) is a Japanese folktale and is one of the most famous stories in rakugo, a form of Japanese spoken entertainment. It has a simple storyline, with the most humorous part being the repet...
Hayashiya
Hayashiya may refer to:
Kokontei Shinba
Kokontei Shinba (古今亭 志ん馬) is a professional rakugo name. As of October 2013, it had been used officially by 9 rakugo storytellers, and unofficially by 11.Since for the first two of them their year...
Hayashiya Sanpei I
Hayashiya Sanpei I (初代 林家 三平, Shodai Hayashiya Sanpei, born Eizaburō Ebina (海老名 栄三郎, Ebina Eizaburō), lator Yasuichirō Ebina (海老名 泰一郎, Ebina Yasuichirō), 30 November 1925, Tait...
Kairakutei Black I
Henry James Black (22 December 1858– 19 September 1923) was a kabuki actor and Japan's first foreign-born rakugoka, or public storyteller, performing under the name Kairakutei Black I (初代 快楽...
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