Japan Arts Council


Our theaters are committed to ensuring all audiences have a comfortable experience.
The following sections explain our services at the National Noh Theatre and the National Bunraku Theatre.

Wheelchair spaces
Wheelchair spaces are available (except Small Hall at Bunraku Theatre).
Please advise us of your request in advance by phone or in person at the theaters' Ticket Office.
Assistance dogs
Assistance dogs (guide dogs, hearing dogs, service dogs, etc.) are welcome inside both Theatres.
Let us know at the time of ticket purchase that a dog will accompany you so that we can arrange a seat with enough space.
Wheelchair rental
You can borrow a wheelchair free of charge at both Theatres.
As the number of units is limited, please contact us in advance.
Guidance to the seat
You may ask the theater staff for assistance to find your seat.
Discounted tickets
We offer discounted tickets for Council-organized performances for audiences who have disability certificates and/or use wheelchair spaces. One accompanying audience is also eligible for a discount.
Please note that discounted rates vary depending on the performance.
Please pay and pick up your tickets like regular tickets; bring the certificate for the number of people using the tickets on the event day. If you apply online, you can select "Discount for disabled."
Please refer to "Ticket Information" for details on how to pay and pick up tickets.

*Disability certificate
(Limited to those issued by a public institution as shown in the following examples.)
  • Shintai Shōgaisha Techō (Certificate of the Physically Disabled)
  • Seishin Shōgaisha Hoken Fukushi Techō (Certificate of Mentally Disabled)
  • Ai no Techō or Ryōiku Techō (Certificate of the Intellectually Disabled)
  • Hibakusha Kenkō Techō (Atomic Bomb Survivor’s Certificate)

For more information, please contact the Ticket Office at each theater.

Ticket Office (10:00~18:00 JST)
Tel.+81-3-3230-3000 (From overseas)
Tel. 0570-07-9900 (Domestic Call)
Tel. 03-3230-3000 (for IP phone, etc.)
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