At the start, Kyoko tried to get into the rhythm by clapping with a Hariougi before starting the Kodan and told the story in an easy to understand fashion. In the famous The Tale of Heike performance there is one scene “Ougi no Mato” (The Folding Fan’s Target), which we were able to enjoy easily.
The talk of straight man Mr Matsuura was easygoing, so he was able to capture the hearts of audience and didn’t let them go. He was a fabulous entertainer. The climax of course was the high level juggling technique. The applause didn’t stop as the audience got heated up.
Master Gomeiro started with an opening line that was very like him, “There are so many beautiful ladies here, I thought I was at the Miss Universe contest. Before the preliminaries of course.” Then he started a Rakugo called “Ushi Homeh” (Cow Praise) which is perfect for children. As expected, the children laughed a lot at Yotaromono.