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Takarazuka Revue

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Address: 1-1-57 Sakaemachi, Takarazuka 665-8558 , Hyogo Prefecture
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dazzling three hours composed of a musical and a revue

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 can find the Takarazuka Grand Theater easily. In the big building, there are the various... More 

1 Thank AsukaSaki
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 Star. However, in Japan everything is ORGANIIZED -- Big Time -- even the Screaming Fans.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank amoni2014
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 or afternoon's entertainment!

Thank SWijesinha
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the songs were entertaining. During intermission or after the show, you can go to Quatre... More 

1 Thank Simone R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

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

Thank einalem76
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 tickets online, so we took a journey by train to Takarazuka in order to buy... More 

3 Thank keithbroad
Ise, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

I've been a long-time fan of the Takarazuka Revue, and was happy to finally visit the original theater in Takarazuka city. I was not disappointed! High production values and excellently trained actresses, singers and dancers guarantees that any Takarazuka show is a feast for the eyes. The theater is also a lot bigger than I thought, containing a mini-mall and... More 

3 Thank zuzanc2014
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

I saw Elisabeth and it blew me away. From what I saw, Takarazuka is delicious spectacle, but also this amazing space where women have a power that is denied them in a lot of other areas. The performers I saw were truly brilliant and the erotic undertones suffused the entire afternoon. From my impression (and I was only in Japan... More 

3 Thank flahooley
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

. . . even if you are not a fan of the all-female dancing troupe that dress up like men, since it's only 30 minutes away by local train. This town is quite picturesque. It's looks like a modern shopping mall with glitzy condos located next to a flowing river, with mountains as a backdrop. The theatre complex for the... More 

4 Thank DanL917

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