Sanyutei Encho

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Ghost paintings on display at Zenshoan temple in Tokyo's Yanaka district (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Sanyutei Encho (1839-1900), a master rakugo storyteller of the Meiji Era (1868-1912), also wrote rakugo ghost stories such as “Botan Doro.” He was also known for his...
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