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Kubonouchi Eisaku Kessakushu is a collection of short stories that seinen author Kubonouchi Eisaku, known for notable titles such as Chocolat, Cherry and Watanabe, has written in his early days.

"Makunouchi" is a kind of bentou, served during Kabuki in the olden days. It either got its name from the lunch the audience would eat during intermission, or perhaps from the lunch actors would eat during this time (seems plausible since the actors are also "behind the curtain", which is actually the literal translation of that phrase).


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SerializationYS Special (Shogakukan)
Last UpdatedJuly 19, 2017
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese
Other namesMaku no Uchi, 幕之内, Tokusen Maku no Uchi: Kubonouchi Eisaku Kessakushu, Maku no Uchi: Kubonouchi Eisaku Kessakushu, Behind the Curtain: A Collection of Kubonouchi Eisaku's Greatest Works, 特選幕之内―窪之内英策傑作集