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Awesome family entertainment

This was a great way to spend a couple of hours. We took our 8 and 10 year old and they both loved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mount Gravatt, Australia
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Loved it !!!!

We had a great fun - one of the highlights in Kyoto. It is very dynamic, the set, the cast of 5... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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"GEAR” is the first non-verbal performance originated in Japan.The world-class performers of mime, breakin', magic trick, and juggle presents a lovely story of a toy named “Doll” transforming a human girl through the various communications with an...more
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56 Benkeiishicho, Nakagyo-ku | 1928 Bldg. 3F, Kyoto 604-8082, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
+81 75-254-6520
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend a couple of hours. We took our 8 and 10 year old and they both loved it. A great show that kept our kids mesmerised during the show and talking about it for the whole 30 minute walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank damianr535
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great fun - one of the highlights in Kyoto. It is very dynamic, the set, the cast of 5 members, each with different skill, were absolutely amazing. The show was fun, very enjoyable and would highly recommend it to everybody.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank poplarkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great show! It was wordless, so a perfect situation for non-Japanese speakers. I liked that it had a loose story frame- that was a good way to present the impressive performances. All the performers were so awesome! I liked the Mime...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Athena5000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went tonight with my husband and father-in-law, and we had a fantastic time. The show was non-stop fun from beginning to end. The performance starred 5 cast members, each with a different specialty as well as great general dance/movement skills. Every cast member was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MalfisDuchess18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How anyone can give this show 1 star is beyond me. As someone who works in theatre, I have such admiration for the physical performance skills and precision it takes to create the atmosphere and characters that these performers manage to create. The high tech...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Maria T
Reviewed 4 December 2018

GEAR will appeal to everyone (regardless of age or nationality) with its story telling without words. Small intimate theater with an amazing stage and very talented cast! It was engaging and entertaining throughout. Our group had a great time. Theater is located in a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bruce I
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

It’s never happened to me before and I didn’t even know it was possible, but this show was so incredible I couldn’t even clap when it was time to clap. I was Totally awestruck by the performances! So much so that we’re shifting our vacation...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank zachbV2607FN
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Went to GEAR as part of a group, we had a fantastic time. The five performers keep you entertained for the whole 90 minutes. The lighting, music and effects are brilliant. As stated in other reviews the seating can be a bit cramped for taller...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank partickh2016
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the projections, light & sound work. Not easy to tell a story without words but Gear manages to keep you entertained for 1.5 hrs in a cosy space that becomes something different with the help of the performers and light projections. Be aware that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Delia_Tee
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We saw one of gear’s adds on the JR lines and decided to go there before dinner as it was a non verbal show so thought we’d enjoy something modern and local. The show is very interesting as they have used a factory as the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Falthenayyan
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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12 January 2019|
Response from rino1928 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Seats Are assigned at the time of purchase.Seats are automatically booked from around the center front. If there is anything we can help you with, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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15 December 2018|
Response from rino1928 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Overseas University student can qualify for University Students pricing. We look forward to having you join us.
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no I don't think it was