Manga about the storytelling art of Rakugo was launched on Monday
Shueisha‘s MANGA PlusBoth service and Viz MediaThe website and the app for’s started publishing writer Yūki SuenagaIllustration Takamasa Moue‘s Akane-banashi manga in English on Sunday.
The 11th issue this year of Japan’s manga magazine featured the manga. Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen JumpMagazine on Monday MANGA PlusThe story is described here:
Rakugo–the ultimate storytelling form, where you only use your body and words to tell a story. Shinta and Akane, Shinta’s daughter, have fallen for this beautiful form of classical entertainment. Akane, having watched her father pass the shin’uchi-rakugo test, will now take her own steps in this new world.
Moue previously drew Ole Golazo soccer manga in Weekly Shonen JumpIn 2016 and 2017.
Sources: Shonen JumpEnglish Twitter Account, Manga Plus