Japan Arts Council

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Summer v
acation Bunraku performance

Performance Date:  Saturday, July 16, 2022  – Tuesday, August 4, 2022
*No perfomance on Jul. 25

Performance Time: Part1  11:00 / Part2  13:30 / Part3  17:30

【Part1: Family Summer Holiday Show】11:00   scheduled to end at 12:45
-Suzu no Ne (The tinkle of a bell)
-Introduction to Bunraku
-Urikohime to Amanjaku (Urikohime and Amanjaku)

【Part2: The Masterpiece of Bunraku】13:30   scheduled to end at 17:00
-Shinjū Ten no Amijima (The Love Suicide at Amijima)

【Part3: Summer Late Show】17:30   scheduled to end at 20:10
-Hana no Ueno Homare no Ishibumi (The Self-Sacrifice of Otsuji)
-Momijigari (The Maple Viewing Party)  
(including tax):
Adult 5,000yen / Student 2,500yen / Child (18 years old and under) 1,900yen

1st grade 6,000yen (Student 4,200yen) / 2nd grade 3,500yen (Student 3,500yen)

1st grade 5,300yen (Student 3,700yen) / 2nd grade 3,300yen (Student 3,300yen)

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 Nippombashi,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 April 21, 2022)


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.