‘Rakugo’, comic story telling in Japan

Rakugo has been popular forms of entertainment until recently, originated about 250 years ago, which is a kind of comic story telling, like a stand up comedy in America, though he doesn’t stand up but sits down on cushion. Professional story tellers entertain audience by telling traditional composition or a story of his own creation with a variety of humor and unexpected twists in the plot. You can enjoy surprise endings and plenty of puns.