Japan Arts Council

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New Year Bunraku performance

[Performance Date]
Monday, January 3, 2022 – Wednesday, January 26, 2022
*No perfomance on Jan. 14

[Performance Time]
Part1  11:00 / Part2  14:15 / Part3  17:30

【Part1】11:00   scheduled to end at 13:30
-Kotobuki Shiki Sanbasō (Ceremonial Sanbasō)
-Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Sugawara's Secrets of Calligraphy)

【Part2】14:15   scheduled to end at 16:40
-Ehon Taikōki (A Picuture Book of the Taikō Hideyoshi)

【Part3】17:30   scheduled to end at 19:55
-Somemoyō Imose no Kadomatsu (The Love Suicide of Osome and Hisamatsu)
-Modorikago Iro ni Aikata (The Happy-Go-Lucky Palanquin Bearers)

[Price (including tax)]
1st grade 5,500yen (Student 3,900yen) / 2nd grade 3,500yen (Student 3,500yen)
Seating plan

National Theatre Ticket Centre
telephone: 0570-07-9900 / 03-3230-3000(IP phone) [Business hours:10:00 - 18:00]
website: https://ticket.ntj.jac.go.jp/top_e.htm
Box Office:1-12-10 Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka [Business hours:10:00 - 18:00]

*Subtitles:Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen above the stage.
*Audio guide: Available for rent in Japanese only (English one is NOT available for this performance).
*English synopsis is available. Please ask at the reception desk.

(updated September 18, 2021)


BUNRAKU is one of the representative traditional performing arts in Japan, designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2003.
Please see 
An Introduction to Bunraku to learn more about BUNRAKU.