Rakugo in English
English Rakugo Short Stories
by Kanariya Eiraku
A stingy guy was standing in front of an eel restaurant.
He was eating rice while smelling the broiling eels.
The shopkeeper didn’t like his stinginess and gave him a bill.
S: That’s 800 yen, sir.
C: I didn’t eat your eel.
S: No, but the smell gave you the feeling of eating an eel. You should pay for it.
C: I see. If such is the case, listen to the sound of the coins and think you have taken
the money. ‘Clink, clink.’