Nana, Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu Recommendations
- both series focus on performing arts (music/rakugo)
- there's a similar dynamic between main characters (unlikely friends)
- lots of realistic drama/relationships
- both are aimed at similar demographic (josei)
Both anime are about unlikely and very strong friendship of two very different people. Both deal with how this friendship interjects protagonists' other relationships and life of professional performer (musician or rakugoka, respective). Finally, both ask fundamentally the same question about this friendship.
i find both of these shows similar in scope, and mature subject matter. while each have their own stories, i find parallels of fame, relationships, and friendships. nana's driving force is music, and rakugo's being storytelling. so if you dig nana, you might find rakugo enjoyable? or not? but give it a shot.