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Amazing production!

Astonished! Honestly I wasn't really expecting much, thinking it should be a bit of Japanese... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
GKen64
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Kyoto, Japan
The present grand revue is beautiful but with a strange plot.

The present beautiful production was not my cup of tea. Not only was it standing room only for 3... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
HSG164
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Macon, Georgia
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Astonished! Honestly I wasn't really expecting much, thinking it should be a bit of Japanese version of old-fashioned American revue or something, but the quality of the show was amazing. As is known well, Takarazuka Revue has been a kind of counterpart of male-only kabuki;...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The present beautiful production was not my cup of tea. Not only was it standing room only for 3 hours but the plot was strange with Louis XIV appearing in a production timed in our present day and it was all Japanese dialogue without any...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank HSG164
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a Japanese equivalent of professional "Broadway"--1920-30s-style, with high production values, great singing and dancing (singing is amplified), with shows that change regularly (perhaps monthly). They have a theater in Tokyo, that runs an alternate show, but this is the "home" venue. Apart from...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank kimibar
Reviewed 11 October 2016

When we arrived at Hankyu Takarazuka Station, we can hear the well-known melody of Sumire-no-Hanasakukoro(Wenn der weisse Flieder wieder bluht/ Quand refleuriront lillas blancs),which is the favorite song of the Takarazuka Revue Company. About ten minutes walk from the station on the lovely footpath (Hanano-Michi),we...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank AsukaSaki
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Some people just love Takarazuka Review. I would rather have a root canal. However, AFTER the show, outside the theatre, is the interesting spectacle. The Groupies -- Japanese style. In USA the fans would mob the stars and jostle each other to get to the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank charlesHonolulu
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The dazzling costumes and great performances - it is a must place to visit in Takarazuka. There are unique goods sold inside the theatre, you will definitely find something in your life time!

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank amoni2014
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

The dancing and choreography, the music and singing , the dazzling costumes and the well organised stage sets made for a memorable performance. Even those who are not fluent in Japanese will be able to enjoy and appreciate the performance and have a great morning...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank SWijesinha
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have been dreaming for over a decade to see the Takarazuka Revue, and was so lucky to see them perform an adaptation of one of my favourite manga/anime series 'Rurouni Kenshin'. The show was so much fun, costumes and set design was impeccable, and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Simone R
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Absolutely spectacular! You will not find this wonderful type of musical elsewhere. Was truly unforgettable!

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank einalem76
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We heard of this revue quite by chance. I researched it a little, especially the history of city. It is a bizarre story, which I urge you to delve into. Anyway, back to the revue. First of all, we found it quite difficult to buy...More

Date of experience: May 2014
7  Thank keithbroad
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