A skilled rakugo storyteller whose natural talent and charm are good enough to be considered a master in his mid-twenties. His real name is Shuji.
A novice rakugo storyteller who recently received the stage name “Kuroinu Hoteiya.”
People are jealous of rookie rakugo performer Akatsuki, whose stage name is Kuroinu Hoteiya, for being the apprentice of the young and talented rakugo Master Koroku. Still, there’s a couple of backstage stories none of them know about; that the amazing Master Koroku is the biggest scaredy-cat whose stage fright runs wild before every performance, and that Akatsuki is head-over-heels in love with him!
© Makoto Inagaki / Group-Zero