A new entertainment show for visitors will start in Osaka -- the city where many traditional arts boasting to the world were born.
The name is "Osaka Night Culture". It contains "OSAKA Traditional Entertainment" that made use of traditional arts and “Non-Verbal Entertainment” which is Chambara scene with dancing female fencers.
The venue is Osaka's two major tourist spots, Dotonbori and the New World.
Anyway, please enjoy Osaka's new popular and fun entertainment show “Osaka Night Culture”.

「Bunraku Show」

~Comic stories teller guides the fun of Bunraku~
Supervision: Ichisuke Yoshida

Bunraku: Japanese Traditional Puppet’s Show

Entertainment show of “Bunraku Puppets” supervised by Bunraku Puppeteer Ichisuke Yoshida

[Jan 15(Mon), 23(Tue), 24(Wed), 2018]
[Doors at 7PM/Show at 7:30PM]

Narrator : Takemoto Kosumidayu
Shamisen: Seijyou Tsurusawa, Seikou Tsurusawa
Bunraku Puppeteer: Ichisuke Yoshida and others
Musician: Mochizuki Tamezousyatyu
[Presenter/Bunraku commentary]
Sankichi Katura(Comic stories teller)

•Prologue by Sankichi Katsura
•Explanation of Bunraku (Tayu/Shamisen) and Bunraku puppets by Comic stories teller
•Experience how to operate a Bunraku pupeet
•Performance “Datemusume kohinohiganoko Hinomiyagura”

Bunraku is one of Japan’s representative traditional performing arts. It is a closely collaborative form which synchronizes narrative recitation, shamisen music and puppetry in performance.

「Keiko Haruno’s Rokyoku Show」

~Pop and Fun Rock Rokyoku~

Rokyoku: The Japanese Musical Art of Storytelling

Keiko Haruno, who is performing around the world brings to light a new genre “Rock Rokyoku” based on tradisional arts. It is a fun Rokyoku performance of hit songs with singing and laughing.

[Feb 1(Thu), 19(Mon), 20(Tue), 2018]
[Doors at 6:30PM/Show at 7PM]

Keiko Haruno (Rokyoku / vocal) 
Hazuki Ipputei (Shamisen)

[Music Performance]
Kouki Akashi (Piano)
Hiroaki Higashino (Guitar)

•Introduction of Rokyoku
•Experience Rokyoku vocal music
•The punch line of Rokyoku in Japanese and English
•Performance “Rokyoku Show” to Western music

Rokyoku is an entertainment that began in the early Meiji Era. It is also known as “Naniwabushi”, using the shamisen as an accompaniment to tell stories.

[Admission]Advance 2,000 yen/Doors 2,500 yen (General seating)

[Where to purchase tickets]
◎Home page

◎Ticket Pia tel:0570-02-9999 
「Bunraku Show」(P Code:483-598)
「Rokyoku Show」(P Code:483-599)
Purchase tickets at counters of Ticket Pia, Seven-Eleven, and Circle K Sunkus.(P Code is required.)

[Contact Us]Fesnet

[Venue]National Bunraku Theatre, Small Hall
1-12-10 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan
TEL. 06-6212-2531

Get off at “Nihonbashi” Subway station(Sakaisuzi Line,Sennicimae Line) or “Kintetsu Nihonbashi” station (Kintetsu Nara Line).
Five minutes on foo from Exit7. For an access to an elevator, please take Exit 10.

General supervision: Hiroaki Higashino
Techinical Director: Toshito Yamazoe (Kansai Stage Co.Ltd)
Public relations: Kanako Ikeda (i・directions)
General Producer: Toshimi Matsubara
Planning and Production: Fesnet
Support:Korean Cultural Centar Osaka
Sponsorship: Kansai Stage Co.Ltd