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Kabuki in Tokyo

Kabuki is a style of Japanese theater which can be traced back to the Edo Period. Kabuki is defined by heavy makeup, elaborate costumes and large wigs. Still, most importantly, kabuki is marked by exaggerated movements from the performers to help convey meaning that might otherwise be lost in the archaic Japanese used for most plays. To watch a kabuki show in Tokyo, you should look for Kabuki-za, a recently renovated and stunning theater located across from Higashi Ginza Station on the Hibiya or Asakusa Subway Lines.

Cultural Activities

  • Kabuki
  • Sumo Wrestling
  • Onsen