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Address: 2-1-15 Matoba-cho Minami-ku | Shimizu kanko Building, Hiroshima 732-0824, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-262-3636
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Absolutely great experience. It has three parts, one hour each. Two of them are musical and do not need any translation. One, seems drama, difficult understand the plot but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We went for the last hour part. It's not fair to say this isn't terrible. It really is, at least for a non-Japanese speaker. If you're used to good dance, lip synching or acting, this isn't it. The costumes where kind of interesting and the crowd was amusing. I couldn't believe only 30 minutes had passed when I checked the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was a very interesting experience which is quite difficult to describe. The show is 3 hours long, so be prepared. People bring their own food and drinks, so don't be shy to bring your own. This is not your traditional theatre. A few beers might help you enjoy the various segments, which I wish I could have understood more.... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Absolutely great experience. It has three parts, one hour each. Two of them are musical and do not need any translation. One, seems drama, difficult understand the plot but interesting to see the acting, clothes, and decorations. Every new act is unpredictable: new colors, new music, new costumes, new acrobatics or dances. Everything is made very professional and with great... More 

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2 Thank oxanau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

First off: the map location is currently wrong. It's not near the sogo dept store! It's actually closer to the Hiroshima station in between the two rivers. So search for the theater instead of following the map. The show was interesting. I felt completely alien in the room. There are only locals in there and they're extremely enthused. The quality... More 

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4 Thank Crasten
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

After a long day, it was nice to sit. Three plays. First was funny, second was about the a bomb, which was kinda weird me, and the last was like an old timey burlesque show with dudes in girl's komonos and what not. This play was my favorite part of my stay in hiroshima to be honest. It's a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I totally enjoyed this experience. Best night out for a long time. Couldn't understand a word but loved the feeling of being involved in something totally Japanese. The performers were great and the effort for a small crowd unbelievable. Got a feeling it exists somewhere between a manga character, geisha and traditional theatre. If you can't spend 3 hours of... More 

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4 Thank Terry B
Bartonville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is really a very local thing in Hiroshima as the crowd is made up of 90% elderly women with a few men and children and a couple of younger women (with an older friend/relative?). I was the only gaingi there. It is sort of soft porn for elderly women (Rated PG13 at most). All of the actors are male... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Such a funny/professional/entertaining show. It was a mix of singers, dancers and a comedy/drama type thing. It was quite long (maybe 3 hours if I remember correctly), and the audience was mostly older women keen to throw money at the hansom men dressed as women... was quite strange but also very well done. The whole thing was in Japanese, no... More 

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4 Thank nzjoel
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My wife and I were exploring Hiroshima and stumbled upon this gem. Neither my wife or I speak very much Japanese at all but it was a very enjoyable experience anyway. First hour or so is an actual show, we got the gist of the show but not much of the humor. Then came intermission and they sold DVD's, tickets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I don't understand any Japanese but still really enjoyed it!  Good indoor sit down activity after running around Japan for a week in the rain. $18 well spent.  10 minute walk from the train station. No reservations, just show up before the show, they start selling 30 minutes before. Dancing and singing need no translation. I admit I was lost... More 

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