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Rakugo anime 'My Master Has No Tail' releases first PV for October 2022 broadcast

The PV introduces main character Mameda (CV: M.A.O), who decides to become the apprentice of rakugo artist Bunko.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 26, 2022 at 16:08 PHT

The first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of TNSK's My Master Has No Tail has been released.

The TV series will air in October 2022. It is animated by LIDENFILMS.

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The series is set in the Taisho era and stars Mameda (CV: M.A.O), a tanuki (raccoon) girl who goes to Osaka to pursue her dream of becoming human. There, she meets the popular rakugo artist Bunko Daikokutei (CV: Hibiku Yamamura), who takes her in as an apprentice.

My Master Has No Tail (Japanese: うちの師匠はしっぽがない, Romaji: Uchi no Shishō wa Shippo ga Nai) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by TNSK. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Good! Afternoon since January 2019.


  • Mameda (CV: M.A.O)

  • Bunko Daikokutei (CV: Hibiku Yamamura)

  • Shirara Tsubaki (CV: Lynn)

  • Byakudanji Tsubaki (CV: Takuya Eguchi)

  • Sakujiro (CV: Ayumu Murase)

  • Omatsu (CV: Natsuki Aikawa)

  • Koito (CV: Ikumi Hasegawa)

  • Rakuda (CV: Yūichirō Umehara)


  • Original work: TNSK (serialized in Kodansha's Good! Afternoon)

  • Director: Hideyo Yamamoto

  • Series composition and Screenplay: Touko Machida

  • Screenplay: Kei Shimobayashi, Aya Satsuki, Yuho Togashi

  • Character design and General director: Ryo Yamauchi

  • Sound director: Ryosuke Naya

  • Sound production: Studio Mausu

  • Music: Tsukasa Yatoki, Atsushi Harada, Yuuki Honda (Arte Refact)

  • Music production: Pony Canyon

  • Animation production: LIDENFILMS


Mameda is a shapeshifting Tanuki girl who dreams of becoming human someday. One day, she turns into a black-haired beauty and heads out to Osaka, but is soon discovered! One beautiful woman relentlessly says to the depressed Mameda, "Go back to where you came from!" calls herself Rakugo-ka (Rakugo storyteller). The Taisho Rakugo fantasy that will make you smile begins here! (from MyAnimeList)

Source: My Master Has No Tail official Twitter, official website




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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