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Commodified Comedians and Mediatized Manzai | English
A comprehensive essay written about manzai. Has a manzai case study.
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English-Rakugo | English | Japanese
Japanese Sit-Down Comedy Troupe. Performs internationally in English. Site includes history of rakugo.
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What Makes the Japanese Laugh? | English
An article written about rakugo, Japanese word-play or sit-down comedy. Talks about history, interview with a rakugo-ka, sample rakugo, and rakugo jokes (translated to English).
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