This week, the curtains closes on Joshiraku, the manga from Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei's Kouji Kumeta and Toradora! illustrator Yasu looking at the behind scenes banter of a group of young women employed as traditional rakugo performers. Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine's October issue, on sale in Japan September 9th, ends the 2009 series, which helped launch the Weekly Shōnen Magazine spin-off.
Volume 6 is set to be collected this November. To promote it, a lottery is giving away autographed QUO debit cards.
Color page from final chapter
The series was adapted into a 2012 J.C. Staff anime.