Japan Arts Council

National Bunraku Theatre- Osaka -

How To Buy Tickets?

Tickets for the Council-organized performances can be reserved online, by phone, or in person at the Box Office/Ticket Office. You can find further details here.


Bunraku Theatre
Capacity: 753 seats
Main Genres of Performances: Bunraku, Kabuki, Buyo (traditional Japanese dance), Hogaku (traditional Japanese music), Minzoku Geino (Japanese folk performance), Engei (popular entertainment)Seating Plan
Seating Plan
Small Hall
Capacity: 159 seats
Main Genres of Performances: Engei (popular entertainment), screenings of recorded performancesSeating Plan
Seating Plan


This section explains accessibility for facilities of National Bunraku Theatre. Click here for general accessibility information.

Wheelchair spaces

[Bunraku Theatre]
Wheelchair spaces are available.
As for the location of wheelchair spaces, please see ‘Seating plan’ on each performance schedule page. Please advise us of your request in advance by phone or in person at the Ticket Office of the theater.

[Small Hall]
There is no designated area for wheelchairs.

Parking spots for the disabled

We do not have a parking lot. If you come by car, please use the nearby parking lot.

Difference in level

In the Bunraku Theatre, the aisles are sloping. There are no steps between the entrance and the front row seats.
In the small hall, there are no steps or slopes.

Elevators/Lifts and Escalators

An elevator is available from the 1st/ground to 3rd floor. The Bunraku Theatre is on the 2nd floor, and the Small Hall on the 3rd floor.

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at our theaters. For setup and other information, review here.


1-12-10 Nippombashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 542-0073
Tel. +81-6-6212-2531

How To Get Here?

By Trains
  • ー 1min. walk from Nippombashi Station
    (Exit 7, Osaka Metro Sakaisuji and Sennichimae Lines)
  • ー 1min. walk from Kintetsu-Nippombashi Station
    (Exit 7, Kintetsu Nara Line)
  • *You can find a lift at Exit 10.
By Car
There is no parking lot.