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Meijiza

Closed Now: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Great show

I really liked this show, especially it's music. The whole show was a nice combination of some... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Joonas L
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Lappeenranta, Finland
So wonderful & a good cross section of Japanese performance arts

My mother & I have just returned from seeing this show & we LOVED it. It was spectacular & there... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
kymkymkymc
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 11, 2017
“Great show”
Mar 30, 2017
“Fun but not a Must-see”
About
SAKURA -JAPAN IN THE BOX- is a new form of night entertainment proposed by Meijiza, the theater with the longest history in Tokyo. Tokyo, the city which welcomes visitors from all over the world. Although there’s all kinds of different things to do...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2-31-1 Nihonbashi Hamacho, Chuo 103-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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+81 3-3666-6666
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

I really liked this show, especially it's music. The whole show was a nice combination of some kabuki, dance, swordplay and some anime.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Joonas L
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This show is a mix of everything Japanese, from Kabuki to modern Harajuku style pop, from swordplay to acrobatics, and traditional Japanese instruments such as the flute and taiko to electric guitar. There is also a clever use of colors in both the costumes and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

My mother & I have just returned from seeing this show & we LOVED it. It was spectacular & there was a great mix of traditional dance & modern, plus some cool acrobatics too. The visual of this show is fantastic & for us non...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank kymkymkymc
Reviewed February 10, 2017

A fun musical performance show, although don’t go in expecting any kind of story. It’s basically a music and dance performance to show the surface-level tourist version of Japanese culture. Kind of feels like a dry run for a 2020 Olympics opening ceremony piece, so...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank vyabsley
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

A girls high school student who can not be interested in anything, Sakura is guided by a white fox encountered one day and goes to a magical journey. Bring the lost cherry blossoms again. Sakura 's journey is also a journey on the theme of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 11, 2016

I went to this show for free as an international student. I did not know the regular price (~5000 yen?), so I did not expect much. However, I was blown away by the performance of the cast and the variety of shows. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Sjors P
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Meijiza's SAKURA--Japan in the Box lives up to its name by delivering a wide and varied survey of Japanese performing arts from classical time until the present. They are presented interwovenly with the story of Sakura and her journey to understand the cycle of the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Elroy R
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Excellent show that makes me wanna go back again even for the same one. Really enjoyed watching the show and very impressed by how the traditional elements of Japan has been blended so well into the show.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank D8516RQnancyc
Reviewed November 25, 2016

The show is centered around a young girl and the four Japanese seasons, vividly expressed using dancing, music, acrobatics and singing. Incorporating both past and present Japanese culture, talented dancers and talented musicians, Sakura in the Box is a great show both visually and musically....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Hanna H
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Where to begin: no plot; wooden actors; nonsense songs. If the creators wanted to tell the story of a young girl's transformation through the seasons lead by her spirit guide Kitsune (a magical fox-spirit), in traditional and modern Japanese dance, music and anime --- then...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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