[From Decemberber Issue 2014]
This restaurant theater opened in April this year. Wahaha Hompo, a troupe known for its eccentric costumes and performances is now giving its first performance of Gorakuza” (Entertainment Theater) – an original work specially made for the theater. (Admittance: 4,500 yen. On top of this customers must order at least one drink.) Including characters and music that will even be familiar to non-Japanese, this is a show that everyone can enjoy. In addition there is a permanent exhibition of Asakusa’s streets reproduced on panels and in dioramas, the “Secret Hideout of About 100 Square Meters” (costs 500 yen), and screenings of movies associated with the town (1,000 yen).
Access: Four-minute walk from the A1 exit of Taharacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Address: ROX1F Entrance, 1-25-15 Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo
Business hours: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (depending on the program)
Text: KAWARATANI Tokiko