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Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater

  • Experience the traditional Japanese Popular Theater at the famous Gofukuza
  • Among the Japanese performing arts, Popular Theater is the easiest to comprehend and enjoy!
  • The non-verbal dance show is the best part and an absolute must-see!
VenueUmeda Gofukuza
Experience titleExperience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater
Days availableIrregular holidays
Experience times14:00~15:30 (Day performance)/19:30~21:00 (Night performance)
Duration90 minutes
Number of participants1~10 people
Notes・The dance show is a non-verbal performance.
・This course offers only the latter half of the 2-part programme.

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・Duration: 90 minutes
・The price includes designated seat fees for both adults and minors.

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Address

Osaka, Kita Ward, Taiyujicho 8-17 Plaza Umeda Bldg. 5F

Access

Closest stations: Osaka Station, JR Tozai Line Kita-Shinchi Station, Hankyu Umeda Station, Hanshin Umeda Station, Subway Midosuji Line Umeda Station, Subway Tanimachi Line Higashi-Umeda Station
Underground shopping mall “Fountain Square”, exit M-14, street level

Activity Information

Traditional Japanese Popular Theater that everyone can enjoy

As its name may suggest, Japanese Popular Theater is a traditional performing art form that is easily understandable and enjoyable even for first-timers. The performances are a combination of theater plays and musical shows, often thematically focused on historical periods of Japan and are very popular among foreign visitors as well.
Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater
Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater

Non-verbal dance performances are its strongest highlight

The actors perform enchanting dances, clad in traditional Japanese kimonos and sporting traditional Japanese hairstyles. Among them, the performances by so-called “onnagata” - male actors who assume female roles, wearing colorful kimonos and makeup - are very impressive and extremely popular by the audience.
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Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater
The music usedin the performances in not limited to the traditional Japanese Enka, but features other styles like J-POP or foreign music from the West, making the performances more accessible and enjoyable to various age ranges. As a bonus, it is perfectly fine to take pictures during the performance, offering an opportunity for a great snapshot to commemorate your visit to Osaka with.
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Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater Experience Japanese Entertainment through Popular Theater

The famous theater Gofukuza will become the literal stage for your experience

Specialized in Popular Theater, Gofukuza is the most famous theater of its kind in all of Osaka. It is here where you get to enjoy the stunning performance, in a setting that does the occasion justice.
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On top of the seats and the lobby simply oozing traditional Japanese atmosphere, guests get to also enjoy the grand stage and facilites, as well as the unique show performance by experienced actors. We are looking forward to your visit!
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・Non-smoking premises.
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