Above: Sunshine with his Master, Katsura Bunshi VI, at a press conference at the Embassy of Canada, Tokyo, in August, 2013
Sunshine is currently on his 2015 Rakugo World Tour. See the World Tour page for more information!
Had a fantastic Edinburgh Fringe and a great show in London!
-Edinburgh Evening News
Sunshine is a funny, friendly Canadian! A bright, cheerful show! It’s quick! It’s funny! It’s educational!
An onstage dynamo!
-The Calgary Herald
“This 182-centimeter tall, blonde raconteur with the mile-wide smile has been wowing audiences worldwide with his high-octane, one-of-a-kind performances! He magically plucks laughter with rhythm and timing fit for an athlete!”
-Nikkei Asian Review
“Tightly controlled physical theatre! Deft choreography of body language and intonation!
And it’s also drop-dead funny!”
“Sunshine has an indelible smile! Every word delivered at breakneck speed!”
“A raconteur extraordinaire! One of a kind! Sunshine is a star!”
-The Japan Times
“Japan’s answer to stand-up comedy!”
-CTV National News, Canada
“Fantastic! A sight to behold! Too much fun!”
-CBC Radio, Canada
“Charming! Engaging! Charismatic!
There is a sense of joy in everything Sunshine does!”
-Broadway Baby, United Kingdom
“Sunshine is a great hope! I take my hat off to him!”
-NHK News, Japan
“He illicits laughter with nimble verbal dexterity!”
-BS TV, Japan
“The most I’ve laughed all year! If you want to laugh from the bottom of your heart, Sunshine is a must-see!”
-Japan Journal (UK)
“Lovely! Intense! A one-man sitcom!
How can we resist?”
-CTV TV Montreal, Canada
“Sunshine has them laughing in the aisles!”
-Edinburgh Evening News, United Kingdom
“Japanese turn storytelling into an art – and Canadian is a pro at it!”
-Lexington Herald-Leader, United States
“Canadian adds hint of hoser to ancient Japanese comedy!”
-Globe and Mail, Canada
“Sunshine is a pioneer and ambassador! A huge star!”
“One of a kind!”
-Richmond Review, Canada
“Something out of the ordinary! You will laugh!”
-Inside Toronto, Canada
“Sunshine certainly attracts attention!”
-Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
“Hurray! Hurray for Sunshine!”
-Nikka Times, Canada
Sunshine is the Cultural Ambassador for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Japan