Samurai Kembu Show
The one hour stage show is performed by our kembu masters. You can satisfy your intellectual curiosity with in-depth talks.
In Japan, there are a lot of traditional arts. The tea ceremony, the flower arrangement, the Noh play, and etc. When these arts occur or how they approach a subject are different, but all therse traditional arts show the Japanese people's sence and way of thinking. Kembu, one of these traditional arts, show the culture of the warrior class, the samurai.
Traditional style Kembu
Traditional kembu uses Japanese short poems, whch were mostly written by Samurai before major events in their life.In feudal times, samurai were said to perform Kembu to give themselves courage or to achieve mental concentration. Wearing samurai cloths, holding a sword and fan, the samurai spirit is expressed through this traditional performing art.
Practices of the samurai
When Samurai are 6 years old they are given a sword. They learn the responsibility of carrying a dangerous weapon and also gain a sense of pride. We will show you some practices of the samurai.
|The ceremony of a 'Harakiri' (A seppuku)|
Free style Kembu
You can enjoy the free style kembu performance based on a historical story.
After the performance you can take pictures with the masters.
Daytime show Availalbe on Mon. Wed. Fri.
In April, October and the Christmas holidays, we open from Mon. to Sat.
Evening show Availalbe from Monday to Saturday
Fees (Tax included) 20% discount for 20 or more people
|Adult||5-11 yrs old|
|JPY 3,000||JPY 2,000|