Rakugo in English
English Rakugo Short Stories
by Kanariya Eiraku
A woman lost her husband last year. She wanted to talk with her late husband again and asked a medium or Reibai-shi to put her into communication with the dead.
W: Darling, are you happy now?
M: Yes, I’m happy.
W: Are you happier than you were on earth with me?
M: Yes, I’m happier than I was on earth with you.
W: Oh, really? Can you tell me what heaven is like?
M: Heaven? No, I’m in hell.