The successful project from Studio Deen under the title “Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu” has been already revived for the second season though the premiere was held this past winter. Stay tuned in the case of the early announcement of the launch date.
Here we are aiming at discussing the successful anime project from Studio Deen entitled “Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu” or in English version – “Showa and Genroku Era Lover’s Suicide Through Rakugo”. This anime adaptation is reckoned to be an unexpected shift of the production company in terms of a traditional genre.
As a usual genre, the series produced by it were created with principal characters being almost always teenagers.
This past winter brought another story to us launched as a drama about the love of adult people. It is about passion and true feelings. The current amount of episodes includes
It is a stylish story about two friends who have managed to carry their sincere feelings and love for rakugo through many years.
Once, one of the main characters named Yotaro saw the performance of the rokugo theater master Kikuhiko Yakumo being imprisoned. After this performance, he lost his heart to rokugo.
Rokugo is reckoned to be an old Japanese literary and theatrical genre that was created in the XVI century.
After he obtained his freedom, he rushed to the theater and begged the master to take him on as a student. Though he sued to be unwilling to take even one student, he took him and started to teach him.
Visiting the master’s house every day, he got acquainted with Konatsu, a daughter of Yakumo’s friend who died.
The first season shows us how the main character is struggling his way to success in this genre. He is set to do his best in order to become a master.
What is the response?
The feedback of the series is more than positive. It is number eleven in the list of anime adaptations release in winter 2016. And this is a good sign truly.
It is accepted as a beloved one not only in Japan but also throughout the world. The advantages people are naming are practically the same – beautiful pastel graphics of the series, amazing and captivating main characters. The watchers of the series have also fallen in love with the rokugo theater itself.
Catching up with the news
The news is such that we are about to enjoy new episodes of the highly appraised drama packed in the anime series.
As the seriousness of this drama implied, the series continuation was not much probable. Nevertheless, the developers have picked it for the second chapter which we hope will not be the final one as the project needs to be created for the following several years.
According to predictions, we can expect new episodes already in autumn 2017. And this kind news as the development of such an insightful project is a time-taking process. Thus, arm ourselves with patience in order to wait until the Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu season 2 release date appears.