The rakugo performer has been thinking that this is not what he is supposed to be since his master, Kosan, criticized, "Your story is not funny." Without knowing where to go, he continues trial and error until he is convinced. Is it when you thought it as your own mistakenly that you can say definitely that you completed your life? From an interview in "Separate Volume Sun / Tenth Kosanji Yanagiya."
November 15, 2018
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun