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【News】A popular internationally recognized circus show will finally come to Osaka!

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Around 2 and a half years” after having opened in March 2016 in the Tsurumi Ryokuchi Park it finally comes back!
The internationally recognized ”Kinoshita Circus” will finally come to Osaka between【December 8~March 11】!
Moreover this time it will open at a place very easy to access, 3 minutes by foot from Osaka Station!!

Once again this moment of excitement when the astonishment, wonder and magnificence take your breath away!
Watching the show you will think that you were brought to another world for a short time.
Many fans ”come from far away” to visit.
Please watch this marvelous and spectacular show in Osaka!

The magnificence of Kinoshita Circus continuing for over 100 years!

”Kinoshita Circus” has an audience of around 1.2 million people every year and is Japan’s oldest circus with a history of 116 years.
Gigantic elephants, lions and other animals are part of the performances and magic and the classical theater with typically Japanese elements which you can only see at ”Kinoshita Circus” is a must-see!
You can experience the friendliness and impressiveness of the animals which you cannot feel usually, as you will be very close to them.
Kinoshita Circus embodies the slogan ”there are no boundaries to circus” and offers not only a magnificent performance but also comical elements included to its show with laughter, surprise and excitement.

What you need to know before visiting
≪5 main event highlights≫here!!

Although you will not be able to take your eyes off of any performance we introduce the notable special highlights!

①The impressive, typically Japanese【Classical Theater】

Picture of classical theater
The typically Japanese elements adopted in the classical theater are characteristic of ”Kinoshita Circus”.
It is a wonderful performance of women wearing Kimonos who show special martial arts moves using Japanese sliding screens and ladders.
Moreover impressive Taiko performances by numerous people make the venue lively!

②White Lions World Show of Fierce Animals

Picture of the white lions
The beautiful white lions run and jump letting the world feel excitement!
You can feel the communication between numerous lions and their trainer from close-by.
In addition to seeing the white lions that are rare worldwide their  performing appearance is worth seeing!

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Name of the facility
Kinoshita Circus




Nearest station
■JR ”Osaka” Station▶ 3 minutes walk
■Osaka Metro Midosuji Line ”Umeda” Station▶ 3 minutes walk
■Hankyu, Hanshin ”Umeda” Station▶ 5 minutes walk

Business hours
※Corresponding performance times

【February 8 (Sat) / January 1 (New Year’s Day】1:00pm~/3:40pm~
(※No performances on December 12 (Wed), December 31 (Mon), January 9 (Wed), February 20 (Wed))
【Saturdays until January 12】
【Saturdays after January 19】1
【Sundays/National holidays/January 2/January 3】

Regular holiday
Every Thursday, 12/12 (Wed), 12/31 (Mon), 1/9 (Wed), 2/20 (Wed). Exceptionally performances will take place on January 3 (Thu).

◆Tickets◆ (Tickets for unreserved seats available)
【Advance tickets】Adults (High school students and above) ¥2,900 / Children (3 year olds to 3rd year junior high school students) ¥1,900
【Same-day ticket​s】Adults (High school students and above) ¥3,300 / Children (3 year olds to 3rd year junior high school students) ¥2,300

◆Special unreserved seats

◆Reserved seats

※Ticket prices differ depending on the area of reserved seats.
※Please buy tickets via ticket agencies of covenience stores.
※You can also buy tickets at the ticket counter of the venue on the day of performance. (Tickets may be sold out)
※The ”special unreserved seats” are only sold on the day of performance at the ticket counter of the venue.