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Japan Tatedo Association

1-1-27 Kitahorie, Nishi-ku | Imai Bldg 3F, Osaka 550-0014, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6536-8048
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Learn The Katana 'Sword' Technique of Samurai and Ninja
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We have an exciting program available that both young children and adults can enjoy. Last year, more than 1,000 guests from 32 countries visited us and enjoyed the experience. With less and less samurai movies being produced nowadays, our program is for the fans from all over the world to enjoy being the hero or heroine, and not just watching one on the screen. I hope that the program will not only be an exciting entertainment for tourists to Japan, but I also hope they can bring something back to enjoy in their countries. In this program, participants will star in their own samurai movie. Paticipants will learn basic samurai movements using practice swords, and dress in traditional Japanese clothing. After watching a short action scene put on by actors, the lesson starts with learning Japanese style greetings. After that, you choose a costume. You can choose to wear kimono, a ninja costume, or samurai armor. Once you have your costume, you will practice basic movements using a practice sword. When you are ready, you will finally act in a one-minute short movie with a Japanese script, background music, and sound effects.
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1-1-27 Kitahorie, Nishi-ku | Imai Bldg 3F, Osaka 550-0014, Osaka Prefecture
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"great fun"
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"sword fighting"
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"samurai moves"
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"a lot of fun"
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"amazing experience"
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"great family experience"
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"role play"
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"fun experience"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

侍レッスンや忍者レッスン家族連れやカップル!お友達でも楽しめます。大阪城の横なので、観光帰りにすぐ寄れます。 you can be SAMURAI ,NINJA with traditional lesson style . 60min or 20min lesson. ¥6000 ¥2000 from kids to adult good memory. next the OscarMore

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哲夫 八, オーナー at Japan Tatedo Association, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago
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ありがとうございます。 地下なのでちょっとわかりずらいかも知れませんね。 基本は事前予約です、月曜日は予約ない時は休みに...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very far off of the beaten path but a wonderful experience nevertheless. The staff are not just friendly and professional, but are qualified experts in Iaido swordsmanship and Tatedo stuntsmanship. They are also fluent English speakers and take active at all times as well as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took this class about a week ago and we can’t stop talking about how much fun we had. We’re total goofballs so acting out the samurai fights with accompanying sound effects was hilarious. Highly recommend!

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哲夫 八, オーナー at Japan Tatedo Association, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing. Have fun and we are also happy. If you come to Japan again, please come to the samurai experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

overall: awesome, PRICE the payment was 60 dollars, 6000 yen, an hour course. 5400 yen + 600 tax .. :( TIME So there's a class time, I didn't know so I went there without a reservation, thankfully there wasn't a lot of ppl reserved for...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

I went there with my boyfriend who are not as crazy about all thing japan like I am for his birthday treat . WE did have a great time. The instructor was very funny and we enjoy every minutes of it. Recommend for all

Thank Pichaporn S
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哲夫 八, オーナー at Japan Tatedo Association, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you. We also enjoyed it, Please come back again, I will be waiting.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Been there with my friends on our trip to Japan and this was my surprise activity for the group. The fight sceenes were great but I wish the explications prior to the fight scenes whould have been longer. Awesome experience!

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

This is a fantastic experience I have never had before. The instructors have been teaching me clearly and they are such patient persons. Being there for one hour, I have learned lots about the Ninja fights. I would strongly recommend friends to come here at...More

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哲夫 八, オーナー at Japan Tatedo Association, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Thank you! You became a wonderful ninja. If you come to Japan again, please try samurai next time.

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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

When we walked in the lobby I was very happy to see how clean and tidy it was, plus the staff managing were nice. When we got into the training room we met the samurai master who treated us well. We learned a variety of...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

the 60 minutes samurai experience totally make my day! Instructor is nice and helpful, you dress up like a samurai and you and your friends perform a fight at the end of the lesson. I go with my boyfriend, it was a unforgettable experience, suggested...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Don't miss it please. I booked on the last day of my trip to japan, just before i get to the airport. They managed their schedule to fit to my request, which I much appreciated. I was alone for the course, which was also great...More

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Eric F
April 18, 2017|
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Response from 哲夫 八 | Property representative |
Within time, you can wear kimono, ninja suit, armor and whatever you like.
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globetrotter81004
May 21, 2016|
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Response from 哲夫 八 | Property representative |
Tomorrow morning We are Osaka castle shudokan dojo from 10~12 I'm sorry
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