Rakugo in English

English Rakugo Short Stories

by Kanariya Eiraku

66. 理想の結婚相手

Perfect Girl

66. 理想の結婚相手

Perfect Girl

SCRIPT

Takashi is 40 years old and he is still single. He is talking with his friend.

Friend:    Why aren't you married? Can't you find a woman who      will make a good wife?
Takashi:  Actually, I found many women I wanted to marry, but                      when I bring them home, my mother doesn't like       them.
Friend:    I have a perfect solution. Find a girl who's just like      your mother.

Several months later they meet again.

Friend:     Did you find a perfect girl?
Takashi:   Yes, I did. I found a girl who is just like my mother. You were right. She liked her.
Friend:     Did you marry her?
Takashi:   No, I didn’t.
Friend:     Why not?
Takashi:   Because My father didn't like her.