Uchi no Shishou wa Shippo ga Nai

My Master Has No Tail

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: うちの師匠はしっぽがない
English: My Master Has No Tail
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 30, 2022 to Dec 23, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MythologyMythology, Performing ArtsPerforming Arts
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.721 (scored by 74797,479 users)
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Ranked: #55282
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Popularity: #4464
Members: 25,352
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The beginning of the Taishou era spelled the end of the tanuki's tricks. These raccoon dogs, who are able to transform into human beings, used to love fooling humans until advanced technology rendered their endeavors futile. However, Mameda, a young tanuki girl, has not given up on this tradition, and—resolved to follow in her father's footsteps—travels to Osaka in hopes of duping people.

As others in her village predicted, Mameda fails to deceive a single person, and she is even hunted down by an angry crowd. After finding refuge in a theater, she stumbles upon a rakugo performance given by a master of the art, Bunko Daikokutei. Fascinated by the vivid images created by the rakugoka's acting, Mameda becomes enamored with this style of storytelling and decides to become Bunko's apprentice!

Despite her initial reluctance to take a disciple, Bunko begins to teach Mameda rakugo after witnessing the young tanuki's perseverance. Between undertaking a taiko apprenticeship, handling her work at the theater, and memorizing plays, Mameda needs to give her all if she ever plans to master the only art that still has a chance to fool people.

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Uchi no Shishou wa Shippo ga Nai was released on Blu-ray in a standard and limited edition box by Pony Canyon on January 18, 2023.

Characters & Voice Actors

Mameda's Father

Enoki, Junya


Tsumugi, Risa

Ebisuya, Utaroku

Ishida, Akira


Oono, Yuuko


Umehara, Yuuichirou



Opening Theme

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"幻愛遊戯" by GARNiDELiA

Ending Theme


Mar 8, 2023
Im in love with anime but you will not probably
But firstly i like clear one thing rakugo is there not to create great rakugo anime
Its there as connection between nature and human

Basically this is about nature and human and art is there bond

Every character other than artist or performers are shown as how HUMANS are,
And our main characters bunko, mameda and may be buncho are shown as how NATURE is

Dec 26, 2022
Mixed Feelings
It’s Just a Rakugo Bro.

My Master Has No Tail is fine. A charming little anime about a Tanuki called Mameda living in a time period where the Japanese people are getting harder and harder to trick and prank thanks to the advancement of technology. Later, after trying and failing to trick a mysterious, mythical creature living as a human, she discovers the magic and modern “trickery” of rakugo, and in such awe she decides to pursue a career as a rakugoka by studying under her reluctant master, Bunko.

I’ll be honest, I’m not exactly the biggest fan of anime about rakugo. I don’t hate it ...
Dec 23, 2022
(Texto em PT/BR no final)

Uchi no Shishou wa Shippo ga Nai was a work that in the first instance did not prove to be a big deal, creating any kind of expectation for the work seemed crazy, but the first episode managed to change that view a little, presenting an immersive or illustrative rakugo depending on the moment, thus creating a strong connection with the stories told by both the characters and the spectator. Rakugo has a very functional comedy and a highlight that makes it the great icing on the cake of the work, but this also puts Uchi no Shishou wa Shippo ga ...

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