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Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju is a historical drama set in two eras about the Japanese performative art of Rakugo storytelling.

DoubleSama

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Anime Series Like Those Snow White Notes

After watching his grandfather perform the shamisen at a young age, Setsu became entranced. However, after his grandfather’s death, he runs away from his small village and quits…

Recommend Me Anime

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Which streaming-only anime do you most want on Blu-Ray?

What’s your dream modern title? Classic anime (new or license rescue)? How long do we have to tweet about Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju before this works?

Anime Feminist

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Akudama Drive: Last Minute Pivot

I have already written about anime that start off slow and then finish spectacularly, helping recontextualize everything that we had seen so far. You cannot have the gut-wrenching…

The Otaku Exhibition

Otaku Reader’s Corner: December 2020

Look Into My Eyes (One Shot) Look Into My Eyes is a one-shot manga about an idol group on the verge of disbanding. While it appears that most…

Beneath the Tangles

Cliche Crushers: 10 Anime Series That Skip Cliches to Do Something Original

Cliches and anime are old buddies. Lewd hand-holding buddies that go for long walks on the beach. And that’s not a bad thing! You know how cliches are…

Recommend Me Anime

More rakugo related material

 I now have four more entries related to rakugo. What I am doing is reading and watching the Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju / Descending Stories Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju series and taking…

Koyagidō Kanwa子山羊堂閑話

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Kuro’s Favorite Anime #4: Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

Hello hello my wonderful blog readers. I’m back from an unexpected couple week hiatus as… I just moved into my first ever apartment! So I apologize for the…

Kuroonuma

Issues | Rakugo Shinjuu AMV (spoilers)

I made this over a year ago but never posted it. Why now? uhhhh...I'd like to put out one AMV a month haha Anime: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu…

Caribou-kun

The Best Manga of the 2010s

Welcome to Ani-Gamers’ Best of the 2010s lists! For the past few months the staff here at Ani-Gamers has been putting together one big list for each of…

Ani-Gamers

Specters of Anitube

Definition of Hauntology from Wiktionary: hauntology n. In Derridan philosophy, the paradoxical state of the spectre, which is neither being nor nonbeing. alt n. a random word used by a hack…

Pause and Select

My Favourite Anime of the Decade

As the decade rolls over, I'm taking a look back at my favourite TV Anime of the 2010s. That's right, favourite. With a U. We're doing things my…

Mother's Basement

Anime Feminist’s Top 25 Anime of the Decade

The Roaring Twenties are right around the bend! Before we turn that corner and leave the Turbulent Tens behind us, we wanted to lavish some love on the…

Anime Feminist

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Anime of the decade!

An elegiac rundown of my favourite anime of the last ten years. Dedicated to everyone that loves anime.

Bateszi Anime Blog

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju and Spy x Family

It’s playoff time for a lot of things! LAFC has the first round bye in MLS, the Chicago Red Stars just won their semifinal match in NWSL, and…

Taiiku Podcast

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Dead Men Tell Tales – A Review of Shigofumi (2008)

After the excellence that is ‘Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu’, I had decided to catch up to some ongoing shows with new seasons and, due to an itching for…

Kohai Says

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The Storyteller’s Lament – A Review of Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu (2016 – 2017)

How long has it been? How long ago had I last seen an anime of such class and depth that I could not help myself be swayed by…

Kohai Says

“Comic” Relief

Rakugo is a performance art that I really don’t fully understand. The closest we would have would be a stand-up comic who tells a long and involved story,…

Nigorimasen!

Guest Spot - Subtitled Anime "Rakugo Made Us Cry for a Building"

We were thrilled to get the chance to talk about Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju with Giancarlo on the Subtitled Anime podcast! In this episode we get emotional (and…

Anime is Lit

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Top 5 of 2017

I realized that this is my last chance to put out an episode in 2017, so here’s my top 5. I’ve done my best to keep these spoiler…

Daily Anime Podcast

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My Top 14 Anime of 2017

2016 didn’t really end when it became 2017 and this hellscape of a world continues to get increasingly stupid and hostile, but hey! At least the anime was…

Swabulous Max

2017 Anime Year in Review

2017 was like most years in anime: a lot of crap, some amusing but forgettable shows, some pretty good shows and a small number that seem like real…

FunBlog

Narration in Anime: The Tatami Galaxy and Beyond

Narration in Anime: The Tatami Galaxy and Beyond aka "This Podcast is (Not) About Evangelion" Welcome to our jam-packed episode on narration in anime! Starting with The Tatami…

Anime is Lit

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Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju vs. Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

The manga versus the anime, I mean. That’s what this post is about. Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju the anime aired its first half in the winter 2016 season,…

The Anime Liteweight

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Winter 2017 – Season Recap

If you’re wondering where I’ve been, I hibernated this last winter.  Seriously.         Great, and now that I’ve answered all your questions, let’s dive right…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

12 Days of Something VI: Looking Ahead to 2017

Since this post will be coming on the last Sunday of one of the worst years I have never known, I think this final post of this year’s…

Lower Mid-Table

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First Impressions: Winter 2016 – Part 2

Okay moving on – can’t say I’m massive fan of the majority of these, but whatever. Divine Gate Koukaku no Pandora (Pandora in the Crimson Shell) Sekkou Boys…

Caraniel's Ramblings

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The Winter 2016 Season Anime Preview Absolutely No-One Wanted

Hey all it’s your favourite old man Valence back with another Winter Season anime preview that was probably posted too late such that by the time you read…

Ambivalence , or is it ambiguity?