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Spring has finally arrived! It's the season when beautiful cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Speaking of cherry blossoms, they have been loved by Japanese people since ancient times, and have been used in various productions in Kabuki, Japan's traditional performing arts. In this article, we will i...

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Kabuki Cherry Blossoms, a Japanese cherry blossom show to enjoy in Kabuki, is now available!

Cherry blossoms are the symbol of spring in Japan. In the blink of an eye, the flowers were in full bloom, and just when you thought they were in full bloom, they began to scatter away, leaving no trace of their ephemerality. Japanese people have had special feelings for its beauty.

Did you know that ``cherry blossoms'' are used effectively in various productions on stage in Kabuki, a traditional Japanese performing art?

On the video distribution service ``KABUKI ON DEMAND'', you can watch all 5 Kabuki stage videos related to cherry blossoms entitled ``Kabuki Cherry Blossoms'' with English sub-audio! You can enjoy it at an affordable price in 10 countries and regions including Japan, and you can watch it as many times as you like for 7 days after purchase. It is also recommended for those who want to experience Japanese culture before traveling to Japan, or for those who want to casually enjoy it during their free time during their trip.

From this spring, a new addition to the distribution lineup is “Kyoto Kanoko Musume Nijinjoji”! You can't help but be captivated by the gorgeous stage full of cherry blossoms, performed by Tamasaburo Bando and Kikunosuke Onoe.

Please also pay attention to the costumes of the ladies, which change several times on stage! If you stream it, you can take a close look at the detailed patterns of the stage equipment and costumes.<br>
Please also pay attention to the costumes of the ladies, which change several times on stage! If you stream it, you can take a close look at the detailed patterns of the stage equipment and costumes.

In addition, the distribution lineup includes a variety of works that are recommended for people from overseas and those making their Kabuki debut! Please check this banner for details.





Authentic Kabuki costumes on display! "Hotel Metropolitan Edmont" Kabuki Collaboration Room

Hotel Metropolitan Edmont in Iidabashi, Tokyo is running the "Edmont x Kabuki Campaign" where you can stay in a concept room with a Kabuki motif!

Enjoy your stay in collaboration rooms with a variety of Kabuki-related designs, such as kumadori in various shapes and plovers and butterflies that appear in representative Kabuki works, as well as photo spots where you can take commemorative photos. There are many tricks in place.

Guests will also receive an original sticker to commemorate their stay! You can stay until September 30, 2024 (Monday), so why not use it as a place to stay during your trip to Japan?

The guest room is a bright and spacious 37㎡ family room! Enjoy a special stay that can only be experienced here.<br>
The guest room is a bright and spacious 37㎡ family room! Enjoy a special stay that can only be experienced here.

Furthermore, an exhibition related to Kabuki is being held in the hotel lobby!

Starting this spring, the authentic costumes of ``Kyo Kanko Musume Dojoji,'' which I introduced at the beginning, will be on display. Starting with ``What is Kabuki?'', the various elements that make up Kabuki will be introduced in an easy-to-understand manner even for those visiting from overseas, with explanatory panels in both Japanese and English. The background of the panel is an actual Kabuki stage background painting drawn by a professional craftsman.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see up close the gorgeous costumes decorated with cherry blossom patterns and the backdrop that beautifully colors the stage! If you are in the area, please stop by.

The "Kabuki cherry blossoms" are in full bloom in the lobby! Part of the fun is that the exhibits change every three months.

"Hotel Metropolitan Edmont" contact information

Hotel Metropolitan Edmont (Japanese)

Phone number 03-3237-1111


Kabuki souvenirs with cherry blossom motifs too! the Kabukiza Theatre“the Kobikicho Square”

When you come to Japan, you should definitely stop the Kabukiza Theatre in Higashi Ginza. This theater, known as the Kabuki Hall of Fame, hosts captivating Kabuki performances all year round.

In addition to watching the theater, you can also purchase Kabuki souvenirs that give you a Japanese feel as a memento of your trip to Japan. Another great thing is that you can feel free to drop by even if you don't have a ticket!

This spring, the B2F "the Kobikicho Square " and the 1st floor souvenir shop "Kobikicho" will also be decorated with cherry blossoms, and Kabuki souvenirs with cherry blossom motifs will be on sale. We will introduce recommended products from among the many products available!

A gorgeous fan card with a Japanese feel

It is a design that gives you a Japanese feel with cherry blossoms. You can also remove the miniature fan and display it! 990 yen (tax included) Fukui Asahido Folding fan card

Cat Kabuki actors are so cute! Standard souvenir tenugui

There are cute cat Kabuki actors under the cherry blossoms and wisteria flowers. From the front: Fujimusume, Dojoji, Agemaki, Sukeroku, and Fox Tadanobu. This is the Kabukiza Theatre limited edition pattern! 1,430 yen (tax included)・Kabuki Neko Spring

Clear file of "Kinkakuji" with impressive cherry blossom snowstorm

The clear file depicts a scene from ``Gion Festival Faith Record Kinkaku-ji''. What miracles will Yukihime perform in Kinkakuji Temple, where the cherry blossoms are in full bloom? Affordable and convenient for everyday use! 330 yen (tax included) Kinkakuji Snow Princess Clear File

I'm happy to receive it and eat it! Kabuki souvenir sweets too

Nostalgic fried rice crackers seasoned with soy sauce and mirin. This item is limited to the Kabukiza Theatre and depicts ``Dojoji'' and ``Shoomaru.'' 600 yen (tax included)・the Kabukiza Theatre Kashimusubi (Kotsubuagesen)

"the Kabukiza Theatre" souvenir/shop website

the Kabukiza Theatre (Japanese)


Let's watch real Kabuki! "April Kabuki"

If you want to enjoy Kabuki, a traditional Japanese performing art, be sure to see a live performance at the Kabukiza Theatre!

At the Kabukiza Theatre in Higashi Ginza, we will be presenting a variety of plays that will give you a feel of Japan's seasonal atmosphere at the ``Shigatsu Dai Kabuki.'' There are many moving performances waiting for you, including exciting and gorgeous dances and masterpieces depicting the human nature, which the Japanese have cherished since ancient times, such as duty and humanity.

If you are visiting from overseas, we also offer single-act seats and English audio guides for rent, so please take the plunge and dive into the world of Kabuki! And from the scenery that spreads out from where you look, you can get a feel for Japanese culture to your heart's content, and make it one of the pages of your wonderful trip!

Performance details

[Schedule] April 2, 2024 (Tuesday) - April 26, 2024 (Friday) 11:00 a.m./4:30 p.m. Starts *Closed on the 10th (Wednesday) and 18th (Thursday)

[Theatre] Kabukiza 4-12-15 the Kabukiza Theatre , Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061

[Train] Right next to Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line/Toei Asakusa Line Higashi Ginza Station [Exit 3] 5 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, Hibiya Line Ginza Station [Exit A7] 10 minutes by taxi from JR/Tokyo Metro Tokyo Station

April 2024 the Kabukiza Theatre performance information (Japanese)

April 2024 the Kabukiza Theatre performance information (English)

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