Plan ID
: 28721

[Akita / Kosaka Town] In October, at the playhouse "Korakukan" in the Meiji era, the theater company Yumeiro's humanity comedy "Flatulence Hioka Nun" & facility tour + facility tour of the Kosaka Mine Office

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    6Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    3~4 hours

Ticket common to both buildings [Korakukan + Kosaka Mine Office] A great deal that includes a theater tour and a behind-the-scenes tour at Korakukan, which is an important cultural property of Japan, and a tour of the facilities of the two buildings. Ticket. At the Korakukan theater in the Meiji era, it is still active for over 100 years and is still performing from April to early November. In 2021, a popular drama by "Shitamachi Kabuki-gumi" will be held in May, July, and August, a boys review show of "Jun Kanzaki & 10carats" in September, and a comedy "Tanbo Hioka Nun" by the theater company Yumeiro in October. To perform. Since it is a structure that can be enjoyed regardless of age, many customers come to the event. After a century, please come and see the "Tokiuchi Theater" at Korakukan, which is still an active theater. Kosaka Town, Akita Prefecture, is a town that prospered at the Kosaka Mine. In 1910, the Meiji playhouse "Korakukan" was built as a welfare facility for employees of the Kosaka Mine. The exterior of the building is Western-style and the inside is a pure Japanese-style playhouse. It features a mix of Japanese and Western styles, which is rare in a playhouse. A staff member wearing a Kuroko costume will guide you through the facility tour of Korakukan. Enjoy behind the scenes of the live playhouse of scales from your eyes! You can experience the history and culture of the Kosaka Mine by visiting the Kosaka Mine Office, which was built in 1905.

Scales from the eyes! A living playhouse!

Kuroko staff will guide you around the stage that is moved by human power and the dressing room where the actor's graffiti is left. You can observe the scales falling from your eyes (?), "I see." "Is that so?" The Tokihatsu play features theatrical companies and actors belonging to the downtown Kabuki group in Tokyo. It consists of two parts, a play and a dance. During the performance, there are scenes where the rotating stage and the auction actually move, so you can truly experience a living playhouse.

Play (modern drama or historical drama) ・ Dance show

In historical drama, there are humanity plays in the background of the Edo and Meiji eras, and sword plays that approach devilishness. With laughter and tears, you will be drawn into the live play that takes place in front of you. The performance in September is a gorgeous musical-style show. You will be impressed by the dance shows that use the stage equipment, such as the revolving stage and the terrapin (soft-shelled turtle) that are unique to Korakukan! It is composed of nostalgic songs and the latest songs.

Experience the history and culture of the Kosaka Mine!

After having fun at the playhouse "Korakukan" in the Meiji era, let's go to the Kosaka Mine Office. The magnificently constructed three-story wooden structure overwhelms the viewer. The Renaissance-style exterior impresses with its elegance and dignity, and the balcony in the center of the front and the spiral staircase in the entrance hall show the delicacy and precision of the craftsmen of the time. Please enjoy the history of Kosaka Mine and the beauty of this architecture.

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~30
    About duration
    3~4 hours
    Approximately 3 hours (including guided tour of Korakukan: Approximately 20 to 30 minutes) * Performance time April to June: 75 minutes, July to November: 90 minutes
    Operating period 2021/4/29〜2021/11/07
    * There is a regular play holiday. Some days may be canceled due to circumstances. Please check on the homepage or by phone. * The performance starts at 15:00 on the afternoon of July 12. * The end date is scheduled.
    Assembly time * Please come at least 15 minutes before the reservation time for each performance. * Please check the "Korakukan" website for details. <Performance period / start time> April-June 10: 00-, 15: 00- (Performance) Time 75 minutes) July-November 10: 30-, 14: 00- (Performance time 90 minutes)
    Booking deadline until 16:59 3 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Nothing in particular.
    About rental items Nothing in particular.

    Matters require attention <Korakukan>
    *Because there are some days off due to the replacement of theater companies or the special performances, please be sure to check the performance calendar of Korakukan's official website.
    *Bring-in food or drink will not be accepted.
    *About facility observation tour
    - Kuroko guide is available.
    - The dressing room cannot be visited during the performance.
    - You may have to wait during the usage of the stage equipment for the facility tour.

    <Kosaka Mining Office>
    Opening hours : 9:00~17:00
    The guide of Kosaka Mine Office will be extra charged as options. Please contact us for the reservation before a week.
    Other notifications * For customers from overseas, audio guides in English, Chinese (Mandarin), and Korean are available.
    * We are also visiting in Nov.. The contents are different from the winter limited (Dec.) special tour plan, so please contact us if you wish.

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 National Important Cultural Property "Korakukan" の画像

    National Important Cultural Property "Korakukan" A national important cultural property that was born in 1910 as a welfare facility for the Kosaka Mine. The exterior is modern Western style, and the interior is pure Japanese style, featuring a rare Japanese-Western style with a traditional Kabuki hut.

    プランの魅力 Shop (Korakukan) の画像

    Shop (Korakukan) We sell souvenirs, drinks and sweets that you can enjoy in the hall, and soba noodle tickets.

    プランの魅力 Visit to the hall の画像

    Visit to the hall You can see the history and features of the playhouse, as well as the stage equipment (rotating stage, cut holes) and dressing room with Kuroko's guidance.

    プランの魅力 National Important Cultural Property "Kosaka Mine Office" の画像

    National Important Cultural Property "Kosaka Mine Office" "Kosaka Mine Office" was built in 1883. The magnificent architectural beauty built as a symbol of Japan's largest mine tells the prosperity of the Kosaka mine at that time.

    Access - Map

    2 Matsunoshita, Kosaka Mine, Kosaka-cho, Kazuno-gun, Akita Prefecture 017-0202
    Assembly point

    "KORAKUKAN (康楽館)" a playhouse from Meiji period / a national important cultural property.
    2 Matsunoshita, Kosaka-kozan, Kosaka-machi,  Kazuno district, AKITA 017-0202

    If you arrive by car

    About 5 minutes (2.6km) from the Tohoku Expressway "Kosaka IC" to Lake Towadako (Hakka Touge Observatory) about 30 minutes (about 20km) via the Jukai Line

    If you arrive by train

    From JR "Morioka Station", highway bus "Asunaro" bound for Aomori-Kosaka High School (about 90 minutes) Kosaka High School-Korakukan about 2km (about 3 minutes by taxi)

    If you arrive by other means of transportation

    Shuhoku Bus bound for Kosaka from JR "Odate Station" (about 50 minutes) / bound for Kosaka from JR "Towada Minami Station" (about 20 minutes) 1 minute walk from the Korakukan-mae bus stop

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    Selling points regarding safety

    There are some steep stairs during the facility tour. The staff will call your attention during it.

    Authorization issued by Akita Prefectural Odate Public Health Center (former Akita Prefectural Kazuno Health Center), box office business license
    Insurance information Insurance company: Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. Type of insurance: Facility manager / product Compensation for 1 accident: 100,000,000 yen
    Number of staff 12

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