TMDB Rating 8.3
IMDB Rating 8.4

Series Details

Seasons: 2

Total Episodes: 25


Networks: MBS , TBS , CBC , BS-TBS

Status: Ended

First Air Date: Jan 9, 2016

Recent Air Date: Mar 25, 2017

Run Time: m

In Production: No

Original Language: Japanese

Age Rating: NR

Website: Link

Production Companies: Studio Deen



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When a certain man is released from prison, he knows exactly where he's heading first. After falling in love with a traditional comic storyteller's rendition of the story called "Shinigami," he is determined to become his apprentice. The performer, Yakumo, has never taken an apprentice before, but to everyone's surprise, he accepts the eager ex-prisoner, nicknaming him "Yotaro." As Yotaro happily begins his new life, he meets others in Yakumo's life, including Yakumo's ward Konatsu. Konatsu was the daughter of a famous storyteller, and Yakumo took her in after her father's tragic death. Konatsu loved her father's storytelling, and would love to become a performer in her own right—but that path is not available for women.

Main Cast

Tomokazu Seki

Tomokazu Seki

Yotarou (voice)

Age : 48 | Popularity : 18%

Koichi Yamadera

Koichi Yamadera

Sukeroku Yuurakutei (voice)

Age : 59 | Popularity : 38%

Akira Ishida

Akira Ishida

Yakumo Yuurakutei (voice)

Age : 53 | Popularity : 10%

Kappei Yamaguchi

Kappei Yamaguchi

Amaken (voice)

Age : 55 | Popularity : 12%

Megumi Hayashibara

Megumi Hayashibara

Miyokichi (voice)

Age : 54 | Popularity : 13%

Yu Kobayashi

Yu Kobayashi

Konatsu (voice)

Age : 39 | Popularity : 19%

Toshihiko Seki

Toshihiko Seki

Eisuke Higuchi (voice)

Age : 58 | Popularity : 6%

Shigeru Ushiyama

Shigeru Ushiyama

Matsuda (voice)

Age : N/A | Popularity : 7%



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